A Period of Purple

When it comes to my knitting & spinning, I try to work in a lot of different colors. Most of my wardrobe consists of neutrals which conveniently work with any colors I might fancy spinning and knitting. This lets my handmade wardrobe sing and it also keeps me inspired as I work with all the […]

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Fe-blah-ary

I love winter, but if I had to pick a time of year that I struggle most with, it would be February. A long time ago a friend of mine referred to my feelings as the “February Blahs” — a kind of late winter ennui. I love the silence of winter and I love the […]

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Balancing Plans and Inspiration

One thing I’ve learned over the years is that I am at my best with my craft when I listen as much as I plan. Like many, I usually have a plan — what I want to work on and what I want to accomplish and a general timeline for those things. Like maybe fewer, […]

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To The Loom (Finally!)

As many of you know, toward the end of 2016 I bought a loom. It’s a 28″ Ashford Knitters loom and as soon as I got it, I took to it right away. My main interest is in pretty simple weaving — scarves and wraps with my handspun is primarily what I intend to use […]

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Later, Dudes!

Last week the weather here warmed up and with temps in the 20s on Mr Knitting Sarah’s day off, we were excited to hit the trail. We’ve been exploring the area around where I saw the ermine from my last post — the trail is just a couple miles from our house and the more […]

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