Spring Has Sprung Sock Yarn (2020)

Fibre: Green Goat Ranch Blended Rolags (Yellow & Kiwi)Yarn: 2-ply; 330yds sock yarnMethod: Wheel spun with long drawCompleted: June 16, 2020. I bought these rolags as part of the Virtual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival in early May 2020. They

The Big Red Spin (2020)

Fibre: Loop KimonoYarn: 3-ply: ~1,140 yds; Sport weightMethod: Wheel spun with long drawCompleted: May 17, 2020. In 2015, I bought a pound of mixed and dyed fibre from Loop — I’m not sure if “Kimono” was the colourway, or the

Mitre-Might-Not Socks (2019)

Yarn:  Fleece Artist Canada National Park’s Sock — BanffPattern: Toe-up, Cat Bordhi riverbed arch expansion and Wendy Knits toe-up sock; my own patterning for the ankleCompleted: November 24, 2019. Pretty standard toe-up socks, for me. As I knit the foot,

Merrie Dancers Toorie — Handspun Hand-dyed (2019)

Yarn:  Wheel-spun Shetland, mostly from a May 2018 workshop on natural dyeingPattern: Merrie Dancers Toorie, by Elizabeth JohnstonCompleted: November 22, 2019. This hat was actually a “homework assignment” from a workshop I did at Marshfield School of Weaving in May,

Spindle-spun Angora Handpaint (2019)

Fibre: The Rosefield Handpainted Angora RovingYarn:  Approx 300yds two-ply, slightly less than sock weight.Method: Spindle-spun and plied (with my e-spinner)Completed:  September 8, 2019. I started this project over a year ago.  It was a background project — an easily portable

Cashmere Cardi (Burgundy Wrap) 2019

Yarn:  Filatura di Crosa Superior — Cashmere Silk laceweight — a little more than 2 ballsPattern: Sabine (Cocoknits)Completed: August 23, 2019. I started this as a travel project in November of 2017. I bought the cashmere laceweight with a view

Rep Weave Placemats (2019)

Pattern: Largely followed “Breakfast time” project in “Rep Rips Reps Weave” book, page 31, though I messed up and only threaded half the warp threads in the centre pattern. Yarns: Warp: 376 ends, measured at ~3yds ⁃ Pacolet Valley Fiber

PurGreen Socks (2019)

Yarn:  Jojoland Melody Superwash (MS29 colourway)Pattern: Toe-up, Cat Bordhi riverbed arch expansion and Wendy Knits toe-up sockCompleted: April 3, 2019. Pretty standard toe-up socks, for him.   I like the gentle gradient between purple and green; definitely “fraternal twin” socks, though

Tip to Tail Unicorn Wheelspun (2019)

Fibre: Fiber Stash Dyeworks Polwarth RovingYarn: 2-ply: ~216 yds; DK weightMethod: Wheel spun with long drawCompleted: January 28, 2019. I spun the whole bump of roving into one single, and then plied it by matching the two ends (beginning &

Blue Evelyn (2018)

Yarn:  Noro Cash Iroha  (Approx 12 skeins, or 1,200m) Pattern: Evelyn by Jennifer Wood Completed: December 31, 2018. Squeaking in under the wire!  My last completed knit of 2018.    I started it in December of 2017, and knit it as