Category Archives: Knitting

Knitting with Handspun

Let’s talk a little bit about knitting with handspun. Now, there are some specialty handspun yarns, novelty yarns. And just like commercial novelty yarns, there is a bit of special consideration for them and as I talk about how they’re … Continue reading

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WPI Guides – how to

  This is a short (short for me) how to on wrapping and finding your Wraps Per Inch. For some it might seem intuitive but for others there are questions. Believe it or not there is a right and a … Continue reading

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Mystical Magical (fragile?) Handspun

ok. I love handspun yarn. I think it’s one of the greatest (if not the greatest) yarn that we can work with. It’s got that certain something that makes ya want to get up in the morning and knit or … Continue reading

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Stripey sweater…

I’m working like mad to finish this up. I’ve decided that this is the WIP project that I want to finish before I start in on the plaid one…. The Sweater is SpringLines and I’ve decided to make it a … Continue reading

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Less is More – 2 Handspun Sweaters

Let’s talk a bit about 2 of the Less is More sweaters I’ve made. The first one I ever made was this: This is also the sweater you see in the Knitty pattern.  It uses 4 different yarns and in … Continue reading

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Sock time!

I did an Instagram live (October 10th) and talked about making more merino sock yarn. Well I wanted to show you those socks. They’re just a simple 2ply handspun from merino. Simple socks. I don’t have a sock pattern, I … Continue reading

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Rip it. Just rip it.

Rip rip rip it. Sometimes a project just doesn’t work. No matter how much we want it to, it just isn’t. That’s this. It’s the one row scarf by The Yarn Harlot. I’ve made this scarf pattern a couple of … Continue reading

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