Category: Spinning

My One and Only December

How….how is it December already?! We’ve made some changing at the homestead. Got a PS4 Pro for my husband’s birthday so we’ve accumulated a new tv and a new tv cabinet shelf thing for it. But that also means we’ve thrown out quite a number of things, reorganized the basement storage locker, and made space… Read more »

My Name is What?

Hey there. I spent last weekend up in Seattle with my lovely friends Izi and Rocko…I mean Noriko and Ari. =D Izi is a mega-derp-a-licious cat. And Rocko is a haphazardly Chi puppy who desperately wants to play with Izi…who refuses to have anything to do with him besides the occasional BAP. But anyways. I… Read more »

Here’s to Two!

Two weeks into our third year of marriage and I have to say I’ve gotten two things that I severely needed, more than jewelry, more than yarn (yep): Emotional support Family time At the beginning of the month we had a surprise visit from my cousin Janet and her husband Kannan. We had just seen… Read more »

Technically Spinning

Last month I went to a fiber festival called Black Sheep Gathering, (read about it here). It was my first time to this particular event, and my third fiber related event overall, aside from the Rose City Yarn Crawl. My particular interest in this event stems from this years additional hobby that I picked up last fall: spinning…. Read more »

Project Roundup

Current WIPs — Gehry Wrap: 50% done Frosty Acorn: 85% done RCYC MCAL – 65% done Polwarth/Silk Spinning: 30% done Crosspatch Spinning 50% done Burton Vestigan: 50% done, need to get more yarn Mayu – 85% done, need to finish sleeves Jonathan sweater attempt #4: Just started Playground shawl: A grudgingly 10% done, might frog… Read more »

Maybe it’s the coffee?

In tandem with feeling massive amounts of anxiety lately here are some of the things I’ve been working on to channel that potentially self-destructive behavior into something constructive. And yes I have to admit that the sweater I was working on for my husband will not be ready by the time we leave for Ireland…. Read more »

Rose City Yarn Crawl 2016

Success! I didn’t get the flu this year so I was able to check out a few of the shops! This year the rcyc started a day early! WHO DOES THAT? I was a little irked that the stores were making their exclusives and having trunk shows starting on Thursday. A lot of people have… Read more »