That’s the sound of July flying by. It’s hard to believe how much has happened this month. I haven’t had a ton of time to reflect on it, so it’s seemed to go by really fast. I can say that there have been a lot of answered prayers, quality time with people we love, fun … More July Check-in: Whoosh!
I had one wish with regard to my Northmavine Hoody. As I beavered away on it, I watched anxiously to see if my wish would come true. By the time I was working on the yoke, I was starting to see purple shoots come up. While I knitted the hood, those shoots grew into leaves … More Northmavine in Iqaluit
What can a pair of boots… mean? That’s what I keep asking myself as a sit down to write this post. They mean the end of a journey that started with a promise: a promise to make my husband kamiik. And they mean he had faith in me to follow through when we invested in … More Fourth Pair
At long last, my Draper Cardigan is done! This was an exercise in bringing all my attention and intention to bear to make a sweater that was practical and suits my body shape, while using my stash. I’ve already written about the yarn and Underhill Farm, whence it came. I feel completely validated in my … More Draped in Longwool
On the day that I wrapped Jared’s nearly finished nasaq: I cast on a heid for myself. Kate Davies has taken to calling a hat a “Heid”, which is in fact Scots for head. This is from her early patterns which had graphic representations of things on them: “dollheid” has paper dolls; “neepheid” has turnips; … More A Bonnet for my Heid
It has been my tradition to make Jared a hat for Christmas most years since we’ve been married. Sometimes the knit thing is not a hat, but it’s still a “hat”. I’d decided against Christmas knitting this year, but hats were still on my mind. I had promised a couple years ago now to make … More Nasaq Niaqumut
It’s New Year’s Eve, and I’m blowing my nose. I have the rare gift of a bit of time to work while it’s still light out. The sky is hovering between pastels and that dark periwinkle I’ve come to love. A new year is coming. One of my Wool n’ Spinning compadres, Becca, inspired me … More Step into 2019