Fiber Musings

Blog, Fiber Musings / October 13, 2017

Who Taught You The Art of Making?

I can’t imagine who I’d be if I weren’t a maker.Granted, I think I’m naturally inclined (and I believe most of us are, in one way or another), so if things had happened differently I might just be a different…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / September 27, 2017

Travel Knitting: Take (all) the Yarn

No matter how many times I’ve tried (and failed) to coordinate my travel knitting, I still can’t get it right 100% of the time. I pack too much. I don’t pack enough. I’ve packed the right yarn but the wrong needles…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / September 15, 2017

Variegated Yarn: A Comedy in 7 Acts

I like boring yarn.There. I said it.Okay, by “boring” what I really mean is that I don’t like to get crazy with color. I like solids. Heathers. Tonals. Neutrals. Occasional pops of color that can double as a neutral under the right…

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Blog, Fiber Musings, Tips and Tricks / August 23, 2017

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Sweater

We’ve all been there.You’ve knit and knit and knit, and eventually (finally!) have a sweater to show for it.  But, wait…Damn it. There’s a problem.What makes good sweaters go wrong? Not to harp on the point (I know I…

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