New Knitted Hat and AWESOME Yarn Ball Necklace

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“If you love what you do, there are no difficult tasks, only interesting ones.” -Vadim Kotelnikov

Welcome welcome! I’ve been anxious to get back to the blog, even though I’m technically on vacation. I have much to share!

First up:

I spun up this soft wool/alpaca yarn from a Hanks in the Hood batt:


It’s a rich deep green with soft brown flecks in it. OOOOhhhwweeee! Warm and cozy!!

Pattern: Turn a Square Hat by Jared Flood (Yes, another one! Click here and here to see more I’ve made)
Yarn: […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:05:14+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Finished Objects, Hand-Made Jewelry, Hand-Spun Yarn, Knitting|0 Comments

Crochet Owl – Bookmark


Crochet Owl – Bookmark

“A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren’t we like that wise old bird?” – Author Unknown

As you’ll recall from this post, while out on a bike ride last summer, I found some Alaskan Mystery Wool. I still have no idea what it is, but perhaps wolf? (It smelled like dog when I washed and blocked it).

I spun it into a lace-weight single yarn and crocheted a basic rectangle with double crochets, and then went around the […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:05:14+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects|2 Comments