My First Felted Bag – The Unflappable

FELTING This project started a couple of months ago. What was supposed to be simple I ended up needing help with knitting in the round. See my post Fixing Knitting Mistakes. Today I am so happy with the finished product, from knitting to felting. Throwing it in the washing machine for the first time really […]

New Stash Japanese Fabrics, Kokka and Moda

What should I do with these luscious weaves? Japanese fabrics and colors are hard to pass up. Mix and Match for sure or go pure? Stamped by Ellen Luckett Baker for Kokka echino ni-co collection by etsuko furuya for Kokka Oh Deer! by MoMo for moda – MoMo fabrics All Japanese – All 100% cotton […]

Warren’s DIY Margarita Recipe

Warren’s Famous Margarita Recipe There is nothing better than a good tasty Margarita on a hot afternoon. Below is Warren’s Famous Margarita recipe. For a heftier drink add more ingredients in equal proportion. 4 oz. of tequila may be a good starting point. 2 oz. Tequila 1 oz. Cointreau 1 Juice of Lime splash of […]

Knit Felted Bag

Relieve Your Knitting Nightmares and Fix Mistakes

My goal is to prevent knitting mistakes which I would imagine is true for most knitters. It amazes me how I can carefully follow the pattern directions and later realize I have done it all wrong. These cause my knitting nightmares and I will not  rest until they are fixed. Currently I am working on […]

Map of Northwest Local Yarn Stores

This is a tour map of Local Yarn Stores in the pacific northwest. They have an annual tour but you can do it anytime on your own. I am amazed by the number of yarn stores in the area.

Going To StitchesWest

Less than one week to go before StitchesWest can’t wait. Hope to see you or meet you there. @bogiebogie has a great blog post on where to get information about #stitcheswest. Organization is better than the official website I have referred to it many times.  Getting Revved Up For StitchesWest 2013

Emerald – Pantone Color of the Year

Emerald is Pantone color #17-5641 The January Knit News from Vogue Knitting has 8 beautiful emerald yarns to pick from.  Artyarns Beaded Silk  Madelinetosh’s Tosh Chunky in Malachite Classic Elite Yarns’ Alpaca Sox in Emeralds  Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight in Emerald Berroco’s machine-washable Vintage in Mistletoe.  Classic Elite Magnolia in Deep Fern Jade Sapphire’s […]