Le Tour Day 1: A little delay, but a lot of action

I awoke yesterday morning at 4:38am and thought, “Whew-hoo! The Tour de Fleece starts today!” I poised myself to leap out of bed, throw together the coffee, and start spinning. I reflected on this idea for about 4seconds and realized the monster I would turn into by 3pm if I did this. I hadn’t gone […]

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June Merry KAL Wrap-Up

The final day of June is upon us. I think this month was quite busy for a number of my fellow MerryKALers. I know I was away on vacation and thus in & out of service for a week, so I assume the same was true for a number of you. If so, I hope […]

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Today on my needles…

My Tour de Fleece start is a bit delayed by a family trip to the zoo, so a little car knitting instead this morning. I am also voting that Malabrigo’s next ad campaign be entitled, “Malabrigo: No filter required.” Gorgeous stuff, folks. Always.

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Training Day

The Tour de Fleece is almost upon us. Tomorrow is the big day and I cannot wait to begin as a member of Team Cloudlover. Like, I really can’t wait. It’s been all I can talk about for the last few days and I’m pretty sure my poor husband is dying for a conversation not […]

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Capitol Square Market Bag

Since I started spinning, I have usually sent my friend Rose handspun for birthday or holiday gifts. This year, however, when her birthday rolled around in spring I knew she had a move on the horizon and that she’d be prepping to begin her PhD work, so  her free time would be a little limited. […]

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Strawberries!

A few days ago I noticed Jane Richmond posted some photos on Instagram of strawberry picking. Despite the fact that we live almost on opposite ends of North America, it reminded me to check out my local fields to see if they are picking. It is a tradition in my house that I take my […]

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