I have a lot of fingering weight yarn left over from different projects, and they really don’t go together, with the exception of a linen stitch scarf. Here’s the yarn I’m working with. See? Not really a matching set. The purple/blue is from Allie’s dress, the brown is from a pair of socks I knit […]Read More Linen Stitch Scarf WIP
Last year I went to the Kutztown Folk Festival with Joan, and I went back this year today! It was a nice way to spend the Fourth of July. My DH came along, too, which surprised me. He mostly came for the food, and that’s fine! There”s a lot of good food there. It was […]Read More The Kutztown Folk Festival 2013
I have discovered yarn mill ends. I often walked by them at A.C. Moore and passed them apprehensively. It wasn’t until I saw that a fellow crafter had bought a bag of really cool fancy red yarn for really cheap did I become interested in it. I bought some on Sunday. I got two one […]Read More Yarn Mill Ends
I finally put some of the handspun I made on my drop spindle to good use. I knit myself a hat, of course. I used the three skeins that I have acquired through spinning of the natural wool roving I had been working with.I love the natural rustic colors with the unevenness of the yarn. […]Read More Handspun Hat
The Fifth Annual SAFONA Fiber Festival was quite lovely! It was a tad smaller than it was last year, but there were some familiar faces and new people to strike up a conversation with. What was remarkable about this year’s SAFONA festival was that my DH VOLUNTARILY…I repeat…VOLUNTARILY came along. His reasoning? He was wanted […]Read More Views from SAFONA
We made it to the Outer Banks! It’s beautiful here. We had a good trip down, and are getting ready to settle in for the evening meal. This is also my first experience knitting with a dog around. Alfred is my aunt and uncle’s dog, and is on vacation with us. He was quite curious […]Read More Yarn is not a dog toy.
Ludicraft is coming up on it’s 150th post! To celebrate, I thought I’d have a quick contest/giveaway. Interested? If you are, leave me a comment below. Here’s the awesome stuff you could win! A skein/ball/hank of NICE new yarn. A small knit item by yours truly. Some coffee or tea (specify which in your comment) […]Read More Now, YOU win something!
I know, I know, I’ve been all about creative reuse lately, but I’m really excited about it! As one reader pointed out, I forgot to post what I got at both stores! So, in one big combined photo, here’s what I bought. Besides a whole lot of yarn, here are some other fun treasures: Two […]Read More Creative Reuse Finds
I love yard sale yarn. People bring it to me all the time. My boss gave me a bunch she found at a yard sale. My friend Bruce gave me a ton of it for my birthday. My coworker brought some that didn’t sell at her yard sale. I gladly take it off their hands. […]Read More Yard Sale Yarn
Yes! My first real, turned-heel sock! It wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be! I just followed the directions, took my time, and soon I had a sock! On to sock number two now….. I am knitting two pairs of socks for my friend, Chester as a part of a trade/swap/payment thing. It […]Read More My first real sock! Huzzah!