Attention, all wool lovers! Don’t miss out on the great documentary from BBC on the decline and the rise of Harris Tweed. Parts 1, 2, & 3.
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I was looking for old color names like “Heliotrope” and “Eau de Nil” when I found this lovely little tidbit of history! It’s an add for Filmy Dress Fabrics from a New Zealand newspaper from September 1909. I wish I could order some of these fabrics!
Every wonder what the geometric symbols on your clothing tags or yarn labels mean? Here’s a great reference for you! I have had it printed and kicking around in my design notebook for a few years. Unearthed it again today to print and hand out in my Fearless Knitting class Fabric Care Symbol Guide from [...]
It’s January, and in Salt Lake City that means colder air trapped in the valleys by high pressure areas leaving us stewing in our own pollution juices, as it were. A 10 minute drive up one of the many surrounding canyons would reveal sunny skies and warmer temperatures, but down here in the valley the [...]
Poor, neglected blog. I’ve been a bit crazy prepping for a holiday season that I’ll be spending at someone else’s house, taking care of a new cat (all hail Stormageddon, Dark Lord of All), and trying to get some creative mojo back with much sewing and preparatory winter nesting. I have a goal to blog [...]
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Purchase the pdf file now through Ravelry (you don’t have to be a Ravelry member to purchase) | add to cart | show cart Honey Badgers are amazing! They live mostly in Africa and the Indian Subcontinent and eat poisonous snakes, bee larvae, and honey. Their skin is so thick that bites and stings rarely [...]
You may remember the previous adventures of Flat Stanley from a few years ago (for my niece)… well, it’s that time again, but for my nephew. Last time it was amazing to see all the wonderful places that you knitters live, or visited. H’s Flat Stanley went on Safari in Africa, saw London, and went [...]
I’m starting up a LYS newsletter, and I’d love for you to join! I’ll tell you about new patterns, trunk show opportunities, teaching tours, and more! I promise not to spam you, and I will NEVER share your information with anyone else because that’s just rude. Also, you’re free to unsubscribe at any time. As [...]
Just a quick note today to let you know that I’ve got a new pattern released (when it rains, it pours!). My dear friend Amanda Jarvis, the manager for Lorna’s Laces, got married back in May, and she had asked me to design and knit her a wedding shawl. Then Lisa Shroyer at Interweave heard [...]