Last night I made myself a scissor station. Cup hooks are awesome.
Spent the day ogling, squishing, and shopping at the Stitches West Marketplace with my mom and my friend Lisa. Apparently I’m feeling it for Blue these days as almost all the yarn I purchased is in some shade of Blue. The yarn acquisitions I’m most excited about are Curious Creek’s Spectra Series Meru Laceweight inContinue reading “Karen the Consumer”
I REMEMBERED WHERE I LEFT MY LOST SOCKS! I’m looking for a compassionate, Spanish speaking person in Phoenix who can help me reunite with a beloved lost knitting project. I was passing through Phoenix on Friday 2/4/2011 and left my project in a strip mall Mexican restaurant. It’s was in a little black drawstring bag.Continue reading “Reward in Phoenix”
I spent Sunday afternoon carding wool with my friend Suzi. Last year she sent me two fleeces from her stay at a sheep farm in Massachusetts: a Jacob named Kaleigh and a Coopworth-Romney named Beautiful Baby Girl (BBG). Suzi helped me wash out the raw barnyard funk. We did it with a washing machine andContinue reading “My Sweet Suzi”
On the heels of my lost knitting, I am figuratively kicking myself for not putting my contact information into my project bag. I even have hundreds of little personal business cards that I had made for super cheap. They are uselessly not accompanying my missing knitting. kick kick! Lesson learned. I’ll be putting my contactContinue reading “In Case of Loss, a Small Slip of Insurance”
Agh! Project missing! I’ve been traveling over this past extended weekend and somewhere between San Francisco and Prescott, Arizona, I lost my Sunset Socks. 😦 Full of ambition, I packed 2 projects in my carry-on tote. Really? Was I gonna finish a full sweater from start-to-finish in less than 4 days AND work on myContinue reading “Lost!”
About a year ago, I was clicking around on Ravelry links and found myself on the website for the Golden Gate Fiber Institute (GGFI, aka Yarn Camp). I had heard of GGFI before because my spinning wheel came from Carolina Homespun and I’d seen a flyer in the shop. Even so, GGFI didn’t make myContinue reading “The Gateway Retreat”