We rode the #15 bus out to Mosfellsbær to go to the Álafoss Wool Store. Compared to Central Reykjavik, this area is on the rural end of a suburban spectrum. That is, there’s not a lot going on out there in terms of commercial development or housing. Here’s the view from the bus: Once we gotContinue reading “Lopi Love, As Promised”
During the break between my morning lecture and afternoon shopping spree yesterday at the Sock Summit, I rode out to Twisted on Broadway in Portland. It’s a lovely shop full of beautiful goods. Including this cutie that I took for a brief test drive: Schacht’s Sidekick. I want one!
For those who don’t know, Camp KIP is a knitting retreat I attended last week in New Haven, Missouri, hosted by the spirited Jackie of the KIPing-It-Real podcast. The event was a Knitting-Podcast-A-Palooza of sorts, with headliners from many of my favorites (see some links at right). I’ve practically stopped listening to music in recent yearsContinue reading “Ah Camp KIP…”
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”