This weekend I began working on mittens again because it's that fall time of year when your hands start looking for warmer places to hide in.
But mittens are hard to hold your phone in, your steering wheel, cups or coffee or hot chocolate. So I began experimenting with fingerless version and wow, it was easy peasy and each one only took 30 minutes to make!
There is the crocheted version which is really quick, works up in the round.
Here are pictures of crocheted and knit…Continue
Added by Teresa Gardner on July 11, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Okay, I promised to tell you all how I came to be a spinner. I was reminded by a Spinning Daily post on the subject, and I don't have Nermal Duty today, so I'll see if I can fit this in. I was horrified to realize that these events happened more than thirty years ago!
My parents had a neighbor, a retired man named Mr. Hudson, who had a little "hobby farm" around the corner from them. He had grown up on a sheep ranch in Texas, and had acquired a pair of sheep for his little farm. I had…Continue
After spinning a whole lot this past weekend, I tried a new method of washing and setting the yarn. Before, I would have used a just a generic baby shampoo, but I had some Soak on hand so I decided to try that.
Added by terryekinch on October 27, 2008 at 12:07pm — No Comments