The 1+1+1 Project: Q2 Wrap-Up & Q3 Plans

Near complete failure is one way you could describe my second quarter for the 1+1+1 project. It’s not often that I miss goals so spectacularly, but it happens and Q2 for the 1+1+1 project is proof. My Hamlin Peak sweater… Didn’t quite make it to the spot where you divide off the sleeves. My Swoop […]

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In Review: The Akerworks Flat Pack Lazy Kate

I think most folks in the spinning world are familiar with the name Akerworks for their bright colored 3-D printed flat pack bobbins and their super fun spindles.  This spring, however, they ventured into new territory — a Lazy Kate. Officially named the Akerworks Flat Pack Lazy Kate, this item went into a testing phase […]

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What 6 Mini Skeins Taught Me

I’ve never been the most adventurous spinner. Like so many, I’ve spent the bulk of 5years I’ve been spinning just trying to get consistent yarn in the most traditional ways — 2-plies, chain plies, standard 3-plies — and repeat. I’ve played a bit outside that box and I have dabbled in different weights, but that’s […]

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Bijou Bliss + Ashbury Mitts

In case you missed it, I thought I’d talk a little bit about a project as well as a post I wrote up for the Bijou Basin Ranch blog. I’ve have the pleasure of doing some guest blogging for them in a really fun series dubbed “Getting to know you.” The first post was all […]

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Storm Cloud Over Flowers

I have another long overdue finished spin for you and then — believe it or not — I’ll be moving more into the present, perhaps even churning out a couple finished knits as I’m oh-so-close on a couple! Hooray! Today I thought I’d share a spin that became another part of the Akerworks Lazy Kate […]

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