Author Archives: Beth
Hello readers, if readers there be. I’ve been quieter on the blog than I intended this month. October has been busy, work-wise. I have found some time for knitting and spinning, though. And I learned how to dye yarn! On … Continue reading
This week I knit a couple more swatches, completed Honey Cowl #9, and spun the last of the batts I had carded from Bloomers. I enjoyed every bit of it. But then, with a new month and the arrival of … Continue reading
I have now knit up a swatch with the Jacob yarn I’ve made from Bloomers. I wound by hand the little skein of two-ply spun from the drum-carded batts, cast on 50 stitches using U.S. size 6 needles, and knit … Continue reading
These days, when I’m not knitting away on a honey cowl, I most often reach for another simple, comforting project, the Nordic Wind shawl. This shawl began almost a year ago, when I bought a bag of fiber from the … Continue reading
Last spring I traveled to the Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland, Ohio for their annual sheep shearing festival. I watched sheep dog demonstrations, wandered the beautiful grounds, and chatted with helpful spinners. I also came home with a four-pound Jacob … Continue reading
It is September, the beginning of another school year, and I am nearing the end of my biggest knitting project yet. Although I learned to knit at college some thirty-five years ago, I consider my life as a knitter to … Continue reading
A knitting and spinning blog will be coming to this space soon. Stay tuned!