Zomboni Test Knit

Just finished another test knit for Casapinka, Zomboni. Casapinka’s pattern, Zomboni, is a one-skein shawl, favoring variegated yarns. I wanted this one to be pretty awesome, so I pulled a lovely skein of Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere from my stash: Isn’t it just lovely? It is 400 yds of fingering weight yarn. Colorway:…

Third Time’s a Charm!

Have you ever had one of those really pretty skeins of yarn that you just HAD to have and then couldn’t figure out what the heck to make with it because it’s ridiculously variegated? Yeah, that’s me all over. Here’s a prime example of said yarn: Isn’t it so colorful and pretty? It’s Madelinetosh Tosh…

Vice’s Kickstarter Petals

Not sure if you’ve heard of Vice Yarns. Elizabeth Inman (Lizzie)’s an awesome yarn dyer in Texas who dyes up some vividly colored and great-to-work-with yarns in her studio. A few months ago, she had a Kickstarter campaign to purchase some equipment to make her yarn dying business more efficient and so she could make…

Bonus Liebster Award!

This one has pretty flowers! So I have new questions to answer and new nominees! Thank you, Katherine Riley of Cinquante Feuilles, for nominating me! Here’s how the award works: Make a post thanking and linking the person who nominated you. Include the Liebster Award sticker in the post too. Nominate 5 -10 other bloggers…

All Jilly’s Eve

I finished a shawl that I started knitting in early August. I put it down because I discovered weaving and needed a break to let my elbow recover from the intense knitting that I’ve been doing lately. All Jilly’s Eve This is another nice shawl pattern by Casapinka, called Mrs. Blandings. The name, Mrs. Blandings,…

But It’s So Brown

This is just a weaving project update and not a full-blown article. Sorry, folks, just not feelin’ it right now. 😦 Casbah Scarf Wove an 8″ wide scarf with warp and weft in two different cashmere blend yarns: Warp (the yarn that runs lengthwise): Skein Himalaya (80% Merino, 20% Cashmere), DK weight. Colorway: Make Hay…