FO’ SHOW: Featherweight Cardigan

I’m so happy to announce that I finally finished my Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig!  This is a big feat for me since it’s been on my needles for over a year and it is the first sweater I’ve ever made for myself.  I’ve only ever knitted baby & toddler sweaters. I knit this out of…

New yarn purchases

I went to Natural Stitches in the East End and picked up a few new yarns, a drop spindle, and some roving. I’m new to spinning on a spindle and so far so good. I’m getting used to the motions and am ready to make a homemade lazy Kate. So regarding my new yarn purchases,…

Yarn winding & RHONJ Reunion part 3

So we got back to Pittsburgh after stopping for food at 8:30 this evening and I’m sitting here watching RHONJ Reunion Part 3. While doing so, I decided to wind up my new Malabrigo & HiKoo yarns. In my opinion, it seems to me that pretty much any yarn over 140 yards is a lot…

From the yarn store…

At Knitting Temptations in Dublin, Oh, I picked up some Malabrigo Rios in colorway 866 which is a beautiful mixture of purples, reds, greens, and blues and HiKoo Simpliworsted in colorway 038 which is a nice dark gray. Not sure what I want to make just yet… I’m thinking perhaps a cowl of some sort…