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I’ve been a bad, bad blogger. It was pointed out to me (sorry Mom) that I teased you all about my choice of what to do with my handspun Texel yarn, even asked you to help me choose a pattern, and then just left it hanging.
Last night at knit group, my friend K brought in a small stack of crafting magazines to give away. “I’ve read them,” she said, “and I’m done with them now.”
In her stack was the recent “Red” issue of Piecework and the Spring 2014 issue of Interweave Knits. I snapped up Piecework immediately (I love the historical articles) and would have contended for the other…except I already had my own copy at…
Susan B Anderson doesn’t look old enough to have four or five published books and a kid in college. Knitting must be a great preserver, erasing lines of age from the face and lending a youthful lilt to the voice. P
I thought all of this as I listened to Susan speak at the annual Minnesota Knitters Guild Tea this afternoon. You listen to someone like her and suddenly the idea of earning a living…
I vowed to knit more from handspun in 2014 and I’m making excellent progress. I just finished my second such project of 2014.
The pattern is Marigold, by Susanna IC. The original was knitted in a stunning variegated orange sock yarn, by Socktopus, which sadly has been discontinued.
I chose a two-ply yarn I spun from Sweet Georgia BFL+Silk in the Woodland colorway.
I love the greens and golds…