Spinning · Worsted Spun

My First Ever Hand-spun

I finally finished first my hand-spun yarn, phew and YAY! The first three from left were Merino fibre that came with my beginners' kit from World of Wool, which I spun on my 60g drop spindle; while the spearmint skein on the far right was spun on my 19g drop spindle from Kerryspindles. I decided… Continue reading My First Ever Hand-spun

Spinning · Worsted Spun

Spinning Singles

After deciding that I like spinning enough to want to continue, I ordered two spindles from Kerryspindles on Etsy two Saturdays ago. Before then, I'd ordered three 30g drop spindles from World of Wool earlier that week to be delivered to my office, but I had a longer-than-planned bank holiday due to illness in my… Continue reading Spinning Singles

Jumpers and Tops · Knitting

WIP Wednesday – Still on Yokes

I've finally finished knitting the body of my son's ITAG yoke by Suzanne Bryan on Ravelry. Before now, I didn't really like it as I was unsure of the look for him, but I'm happy to say I like it now I can see it in it's almost-finished state. There’s only about 1" of knitting… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Still on Yokes

Knitted Accessories

FO Friday – More Socks

It’s happy sock day today because I've finished all my sock WIPs 😃. The first is the Enduring Hearts Socks by my friend Yarnstylist on a Ravelry; this is a simple but lovely pattern of textured hearts created by only knits and purls. This is my second pair of socks with heel flap and gusset, and… Continue reading FO Friday – More Socks