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I have a lot to be thankful for!
Interests: A lovely book to read when it rains. Chilly weather camping trips. Frequent shopping at Farmer's Market. Attempting to master cooking like my mom. Taking advantage of quiet times. Playing in the snow. Long road trips. Dreaming of living in a cabin in the middle of nowhere. Knitting with the perfect yarn.
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Life is good, and those socks are great!
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on in season (socks)...are in season at woolythyme
Part of my plan for 2014 was to share with you my some of my favorite yarns by indie dyers.Through my explorations of the knitting world, I have been fortunate enough to have found some amazing dyers and designers. The best part is that many have become good friends. Anne... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at My Sister's Knitter
That is a brilliant little knit! Smart cookie you are to use sand.
Toggle Commented Jul 13, 2014 on cearnog... at woolythyme
Maybe the title leads you to think that this will be another post that includes FOs. Nope, not this post. Instead I have been thinking about the Psychology of our WIPs and FOs. Or rather the Pyschology of my current WIPs and FOs. Last week I asked you all about... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
When something comes off the needles. The sheer joy of it can at times be magical. One of those times where you are proud of yourself because the pattern, the yarn, and the color all came together swimmingly. Dew Drops Shawl by Bex Hopkins yarn~ Quince & co Finch in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Good morning, good afternoon, good day, and happy Sunday! It is nearing the end of June and that makes it time to share some loves. Tea messages are always a happy maker. Especially when one is trying to get over a wee bit of a bug of some sorts. Browsing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy Sunday and happy Summer! Are you ready for the warmer temps? As usual I am not, but since when it that anything new. Just please be ready to forgive any future whining sessions about the heat. As most people, I long to knit on things that are light and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy, happy Sunday. It felt like an amazingly long week, therefore this weekend feels much needed. We have Father' day to celebrate, World Cup watching, and the start of a KAL. Are you doing all three this Sunday? I have one covered, I have began my project for MySister'sKnitterSockYarn KAL/CAL.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy Sunday! We made it through another week. Hopefully you have earned some much needed time with your needles or hooks, and have been able to squeeze in some yarn. I have as you can see, cast on yet another project. Now here is the odd part, I have been... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Who doesn't love a fun self-striping sock yarn? For me it has become a bit of an addiction. Imagine the happiness that came over me upon meeting Ashley of Little Dyeworks. Alright seriously, does this colorway scream Andi? Good thing this one is mine, the color is called Aurora and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Hello, and happy Sunday to you! Hopefully this post is finding you relaxing and possibly in the midst of a three day weekend? If so, then I am with you. I am spending my weekend trying to decide which of my books I am going to revisit. Ignoring the fact... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
An excerpt of a common phone call..." What are you doing?" (them), "Knitting." (me). There is no way for you to detect tone by this example, but it is an almost apologetic "knitting". Why is that? Why do I feel the need to apologize to the the non-knitters in my... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy Sunday and Happy Mother's Day to all you moms out there! My Saturday consisted of working on projects and finished others. Funny how if you actually knit on something it gets done right? Magical I tell ya. :) I finished up these Vanilla socks that I started three months... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy Sunday! While working on my WIPs today thoughts and questions about color came to mind. So I thought I would run some questions by you all. Livezy pattern Why did my WIPs bring this question to mind? Well, you can see for yourself that I am knitting in colors... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Good morning, good afternoon and Happy Sunday! It nearing the end of April, meaning it is time to share some Loves around blogland and elsewhere. Project love involves knitting along with a fun group at Leighsideknits. Leigh is new friend that I found randomly when cruising Ravelry projects. What a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Stunning with a capitol S, Emily. What an absolutely beautiful shawl.
Good days, hard to come by? Not if your looking. :) Shawl info- Pattern: Magrathea (gifted to me by lovely Monica) Yan: Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering in the color Victorian Village Maybe a good day can begin with something as simple and wee as the beginning of a shawl.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Look how late I am in posting. I was finishing up a sample knit for a designer. As you know knit happens. Yes, I did go there. ;) Happy Sunday! As I was working on my sample knit, my sock yarn was tempting me from the corner of the room.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy Sunday! This post is not going to be all about the knitting as usual. Maybe because my head is elsewhere right now. Do you ever have one of those weeks where something is bothering you and it sticks to you like a fog? Kind words or the lack there... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy Sunday...wait no, it is only Friday. Early posting for me, right? That is because I have been given the opportunity to review a book for you all today and give a copy away. The book is Knitted Mitts & Mittens by Amy Gunderson. Into knitting mitts, then this book... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Well hello there! It is Sunday and I need a few more days of the weekend, anyone else? I know, I know, you want to find out who won the lovely Luna grey giveaway. :) So without further ado... Random Generator has spoken~ #160 Joyce Hi Andi, Congratulations on 4... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
The first day of Spring has arrived. I think this Spring has been one many in the around the states have been looking forward to for many cold months. The new season has been known to bring new life to recipes, gardens, activities and knits. No surprise when I went... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Happy Sunday! We made it to the weekend, a statement that seems to be shared by many this week. This Sunday finds me trying to regroup. Awaken a tired body that has been in desperate need of a nice long walk. Been reading about tea, while sipping tea. Is that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
Has it really only been four years? Seems as if we've been friends much longer than that. To say it has been an amazing four years would be spot on. As a thank you and a celebration of my blog turning four, I have a giveaway for you! The fact... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter
I mentioned last week that I was honored to be one of Liesl's guest for a little Q&A series that she hosts on her blog entitled, 3 Questions. In her introduction, she put out there some questions to all about their knitting styles. Liesl asks, " Maybe you always need... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at My Sister's Knitter