Category Archives: Stash Down

Bacon socks

I laughed out loud when Sheryl and her nephew Mikal told me that my socks looked like bacon. Then I started craving bacon so I had to go make some. The power of suggestion is strong in my life people. Be careful what you say around me! Pattern: Patons Jacquard socks. My go to I’ve… Read More »

Stash bustin’

I’ve been doing some stash busting lately – time to cull the herd as you will. So may pretties to choose from that it’s hard to settle sometimes. So I’ve started a lot, alternating between crocheting, knitting and spinning as my hands decide what doesn’t hurt that day. A few projects are nearing the finish… Read More »

Noro makes anything look good

I was stuck at home on Thursday with no hydro (apparently someone found out the hard way that in a contest between a car and a hydro pole, the pole will always win). The power went out around 10 in the morning and didn’t come on until late afternoon. I was scheduled for a work… Read More »

Bumble bees and calorie free brioche

I’ve had a pretty heavy teaching schedule at Creative Yarns since last fall. Almost every weekend has seen me there feeding the addiction of fellow fibre freaks. Finally I got a chance to be on the other side of the table. One of the benefits of being a teacher is that when they are deciding… Read More »

One down….

As I mentioned in the last post, I’ve started a stash busting afghan that should hopefully liberate a plastic tub for me to put some nicer pretties in. I started a new job about a month ago, and as a result I go into the office much more than I used to. Which means I… Read More »