Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival was a super fun time! Held at the Howard County Fairgrounds, near Frederick, Maryland, it’s a huge, free, annual festival put on by the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association. It’s like a big county fair crossed with a huge yarn market crossed with a showcase of hundreds of sheep breeds. The […]

Chesapeake Bay Ishbel

Chesapeake Bay Ishbel

When I was at Stitches East 2008 I bought a wonderful skein of Spirit Trail Fiberworks Orihime sock yarn. It’s a blend of 80% merino and 20% cashmere and just too nice for socks. I’ve been saving it ever since for the right project. It’s a gorgeous variegated yarn in colors from light aqua to […]

Butter & Honey Cowl

Butter & Honey Cowl

More finished knitting to show off – this time it’s the Honey Cowl pattern by Madelinetosh. Everyone and their mom has been knitting this, and I really loved the texture so I figured I’d join in! My friend Genevieve and I met up for a visit in Charlottesville near Christmas and she bought me two skeins […]

Whisky Cowl

Whisky Cowl

Shocker – I’m posting new knitting! It’s been a good long while since I’ve written about anything remotely crafty here. I took some time off from crafting when I quit my corporate job, I think for a couple reasons. One, I was feeling more fulfilled at work and didn’t need quite so many creative pursuits […]

Craft room cleanout sale: yarn, fabric, Burda World of Fashion & more

Craft room cleanout sale: yarn, fabric, Burda World of Fashion & more

  It’s a craft room cleanout sale! I’ve got yarn, fabric, patterns, and a ton of Burda World of Fashion magazines for sale right now in my Etsy shop! Go over and grab a deal. If you’re local, don’t pay shipping. Message me first and we can meet up! View the sale!