Another Spinzilla in the Books

Before I get rolling with my Spinzilla 2017 wrap-up, I wanted to take a second to thank the ladies at Knit Like Granny/Crafty Like Granny who included my blog on their list of the Top 100 Best Knitting Blogs to Follow in 2018. It’s a great resource if you’re looking for knitting blogs & resources to […]

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Socks Flambe

I’ve been a busy bee the past week! We started school with half days and I’ve been prepping for WI Sheep & Wool next week because of course I’ve set my sights on doing all sort of things BEFORE that. My favorite moment was when I woke up yesterday and thought, “Hey, I think I’ll […]

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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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Geology, Ice Cream, and a Cycle of Spinning Inspiration

We are very much a family that believes in the idea of ‘making hay while the sun shines,’ so as yesterday was a beautiful warm (for this time of year) and sunny day we decided on a day that would include a lot of outside time. We started indoors, however, while the early morning fog […]

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