When I left off with knitting posts. I was working on a Plum Crazy Cardigan. All was going well until I got to the button band neckline. I’ve knit it …….4 times. Then I threw it put it into the time out basket to teach it a lesson. After which , I decided to […]
I took a break from blogging. This reprieve was necessary as I’ve been having to make some hard decisions about where The Fiber of My Being was headed. My family and I have enjoyed the past four years of learning, teaching, hauling hay and manure, combing, clipping, cleaning, carding, dyeing, and spinning that have accompanied the […]
I’ve made some real progress on this cardigan. The body is done and the sleeves are going on. I decided to knit on the sleeves instead of knitting 2 separate sleeves and sewing them. I can’t wait for this one to get finished so I can wear it. The Yarn and […]
To create a double boucle you will need a bobbin of slub yarn ( if you haven’t created slub yarn yet you can find the tutorial here). You will also need to make that slub yarn into spiral slub ( tutorial video here), then you will need some silk thread .I like to […]
I have been teaching at adult ed again. Classes are smaller this year but we still have a great time. Here are 2 new patterns that are going into the shop today. The Fuzzy Silk Scarf (with wooden bead accents/buttons) is a simple reversible pattern that can be worn many ways including as […]
Use one of the yarns from the Classic Boucle recipe found here, to create this type of boucle.
I am taking a break from the regularly scheduled sweater knitting to show off some of my other knitting…….yea I did say I’m showing off. I have finished four new patterns and have two waiting in the wings to be finished. I was also able to get some of my favorite children to model these […]
Recipe for a classic boucle: One yarn spun left, one yarn spun right One thick yarn, one thin yarn one low twist yarn , one high twist yarn
If you missed out on the first part of this series and haven’t learned to create basic slub yarn yet. You can check out this page to learn it first.
You may have noticed from last weeks pics, that I have decided to knit this sweater body in one piece. So the body is coming together quickly. I’ve already split for the armholes and am working the the neck and shoulder shaping. I do love this color as much as the heathered green. The […]