Yarn in my Travels

Fall Festivals and Knitting Retreats

September and October were very busy months for me.  I had 4 opportunities to spend time immersed in yarn and knitting.  Each experience was unique and allowed me to meet new knitters and learn new skills.  Here’s a few highlights from each of my trips. Starting in early September, I attended the Garden State Sheep… Continue reading Fall Festivals and Knitting Retreats

Knit Stitch Patterns

Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday

This week’s stitch pattern is a swatch that I’m going to be using in an upcoming Designer Workshop on Block Island.  North Light Fibers is hosting this workshop and they sent this lovely Falkland Island Wool named Atlantic.  The stitch pattern is titled Diagonal Furrows and once again, I turned to Reversible Knitting Stitches by… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday

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Have you tried Square Knitting Needles?

I recently knit with Louet Kollage square knitting needles for the first time. I have been designing several spa cloths using two strands of Louet Euroflax linen held together and due to the nature of the linen, I decided to try using the square needles. I am so pleased with the process of knitting with… Continue reading Have you tried Square Knitting Needles?

Yarn in my Travels

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2017

I first attended the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in 2009 and I’ve been there most years since.  This year the weather wasn’t the greatest on Saturday so I went on Sunday for the first time.  The weather still wasn’t great although the crowds were smaller and I could roam around a little easier.  As… Continue reading Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2017