Category Archives: Clothing

Little Knit

The first successful attempt at knitting and purling in the same project is now finished. Having knit the cloth I knit the beginning and end of the final row together with the beginning and end of the first row creating … Continue reading

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Suki Robe to the Rescue

When the tree fell on the family cabin it changed a number of plans for the following months.  There would be no camping trips and no hosting barbeques there.  The canceled 4th of July camping trip was the smallest and … Continue reading

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Kid Made

O’s allowance gets spent primarily on roving and yarn. Sure he buys toys at the thrift store, but those <$2 purchases can’t compare to the quick $10 braid of roving. This is largely because, shopping is ugh! while fiber festivals … Continue reading

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Fraternal Twin Myrtles

Myrtle is easy to like. She’s drapey and flowy and cool with pockets and now she’s longer than ever.  These two were made about a month apart and both are made of rayon challis.  I’m not sure why it never … Continue reading

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Granny Chic Meets Sleek Modern

In the last month and a half this grainy, wrinkled and clearly tired end of the day un-remodelled bathroom selfie is all I have to show of this dress, but here it is. When you see a pattern on Instagram … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade

Sewing, Quilting, Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Embroidery. “The world is made of string.” This is what my husband says almost every time some esoteric fiber art or textile fact is dropped upon him. That string world doesn’t make itself though and … Continue reading

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Crocheted Hat

Have you noticed a dearth of crochet hat patterns for yarns finer than aran or worsted?  My preferred yarn for many projects is fingering and while many a hat would due well in a heavier weight yarn, a spring/summer hat … Continue reading

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