Can I (finally) wear my hand-knit socks?

…Or will it continue to be 90+ degrees outside?? I’m not complaining, honestly, because I’ve enjoyed our hot, hot summer; but this weather is such a tease. Honestly, even with the air conditioning running inside on arctic blast intensity, I still prefer not to wear socks in my house. However, on Sunday, it was a…

Plush sock Fall Colorways

Here are some new Fall colorways on my Plush sock base which is 75% Superwash Merino & 25% Nylon. Major squish factor goin’ on with this yarn and great yardage for the price, too! 462 yds. to each skein; perfect for a cozy pair of socks, a small shawl, or what about a light weight…

New vivid kettle-dyes

New vivid colorways will be available soon in my Etsy shop! They are kettle-dyed on a 100% superwash merino wool base in worsted weight with a total of 218 yds. per skein. Stay tuned!

Electric Youth

Here is Electric Youth: a repeatable colorway reminiscent of an 80’s neon/ Debbie Gibson listening/slap bracelet & jelly shoe wearing youth like myself! This by far is one of my most favorite repeatable colorways that I offer in my Etsy shop.

iKNITiatives shop update is live!

I’m happy to announce that my Etsy shop has some new additions to it. I have added 20 new OOAK colorways and some repeatable colorways in both of the sock bases that I carry. My cushy sock base is 75% SW Merino & 25% Nylon and offers 450 yds. whereas my squish sock base is…

What’s on everyone’s hooks, needles, & wheels??

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been crazy busy with life and knitting/crocheting/spinning… I thought this would be a great opportunity to share some pics of what I’ve got going on. First up on the hooks, the commissioned, or should I say bartered, Granny square blanket. This is for a work friend who I…

Fall collection available on Etsy

Stop on by my Etsy shop and check out some newer hand-dyed rovings and my Fall collection hand-dyed yarns! Now taking pre-orders for the second batch of colorway Autumn Harvest. Currently offering the following on my Fall collection hand-dyeds for my blog followers: $20 each 1 skein $19 each for 2 skeins $18.50 each for…

Yarnbox- August

Here is the yarn I received in my August Yarnbox. It is Teton by Mountain Fusion in colorway Wild Flowers, a lovely mix of deep red, orange, and navy. I’m still thinking of something to knit or crochet with it. Maybe a chunky cowl? I have a total of 204 yds. to work with. Any…

A trip to Jo-Ann’s & Debbie Bliss S/S 2013

I ran to Jo-Ann fabrics this afternoon to purchase some items for a bridal shower basket I am making for my friend’s wedding in June. The wedding is in Bald Head Island, NC and the shower is tomorrow. The shower is held locally and each of us bridesmaids made a basket. The idea is that…