Elbow Therapy

Some may wonder why I decided to try my hand at weaving. About five months ago, after knitting a poncho that was particularly heavy, my elbow started hurting. I hadn’t been able to shake this intermittent pain so I considered something else to take up, related to fibery creation, to give my elbow a rest between knitting…

The Good, the (not so) Bad and the Ugly

I took up a new hobby . . . weaving! Last week, I purchased a 15″ Cricket Loom from the Woolery’s online store. It was on sale so I figured if I didn’t take to weaving, I would be able to sell it secondhand without losing too much of my investment. Well, I shouldn’t have been…

Liebster Award “Winner”???

I was surprised to be nominated for a Liebster Award by cottagechickknits. Um, thank you? 😉  Actually, I had been uninspired last week so I didn’t post. I am working on my next one, but in the meantime, this was a welcome surprise! So, what’s the Liebster Award? After doing a little search, I discovered it was a great way…

No More Tears

Thank you, Ozzy Osbourne, for this week’s blog title. It’s true, though. No more tears . . . over tangled yarn. Really. As you’d expect, there’s a story leading up to this. One evening many months ago, I was winding a beautiful skein of 100% cashmere with the use of my umbrella swift*. I was thinking I’d use…