A Good Use For Speckled Yarn

I had two skeins of Mad Tosh Home in the colorway Cosmic Wonder Dust and could not figure out what to make with it.  Over the past few years, I’ve really tried to build up my yarn stash and my wardrobe with more neutrals and solids instead of the variegated yarns that I used to…

So much knitting so little time

So much has happened (good stuff!) since the last time I put up a post.  Another year of successful Christmas crafting and a decision to start grad school took up most of my December. January and February led way to studying for my CAPM exam and the start of my grad studies.  Then came March…

All that glitters…

I love it when I get an order through my Etsy shop for these fun decorated initials. This order was done in all silver glitter per my customer’s request. I love how they turned out!!  Makes a bit of a mess but nothing a wet paper towel couldn’t wipe up. However, I definitely recommend layering…

Handspun mitts

I found the perfect mitt pattern to go with this beautiful handspun.  The handspun was created from a beautiful braid of Yarn Hollow fiber in colorway “Squiddles”. It is a 3 ply and about 137 yards. The mitts are a pattern from Purl Soho’s blog Purl Bee. They are the Super Soft Merino Hand Warmers. The…

It’s electric… boogie woogie woogie

I have these really amazingly fun and bright neon yarns in my stash currently and was trying to come up with the most awesome way to use them. I decided I would showcase this neon yellow yarn as a crocheted blanket infinity scarf. This sucker will end up pretty huge if I do manage to…

Maize mitts… or a variation of

When I was recently looking through my hand-spun yarn stash, I picked out some fiber dyed by Three Waters Farms that I spun into a lovely 2 ply. I believe I have close to 800 or so yards between 6 skeins. The fiber is a mixture of Polwarth wool and silk and let me tell…