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Shannon Yeaton
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There has been a lot of talk about this lately, which is good. We can share our struggles with one another and come to the realization we are not alone. Whether it be depression, an anxiety disorder, or OCD, etc., it’s all hard, very hard. Over the years,…
A Story About Mental Illness
A Story About Mental Illness
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Here’s what I’ve got so far working with the fabulous Malabrigo Mecha bulky in Mostaza on my Lykke circulars. I’m thinking maybe a cowl is the ticket. The Mecha is liking the stitch pattern so far. Everything’s good! Happy Friday the 13th! Time to get out…
A little Mecha….Etc.
A little Mecha….Etc.
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Top picture: the underside of this pattern is just as beautiful as the right side. And this yarn certainly is a good choice for showing it off. While this design project has been languishing on my needles for some time now, I am very glad to have it off…
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I am moving a little slow on the Rusty Cardigan by Steinunn Birna Gudjonsdottir I first mentioned here. Since it starts out with a ribbed edging at the bottom of the cardigan, I decided to do a tubular cast-on (here is a great tutorial that really helped…
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Wether it was the ponytail or bun hat (can’t forget the pink pussy hats!), oversized sweaters, long coats and sweaters, long scarves, giant yarn, panetone’s green color of the year, hand-dyed yarn, texture and lots of it, the cocoon cardigan, or speckled…
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This new design has been giving me a few fits. I’ve had to rip out at least three or four times, trying to get just the right combination of patterns. I’m working with an alpaca/bamboo, sport weight yarn that I died myself with cochineal (which is a fun…
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I recently received my “plates” of Plotulopi from Claire of The Woolly Thistle and also the popular podcast, New Hampshire Knits of which I am a listener. I highly recommend it! She is currently hosting a KAL for the Rusty Cardigan by Steinunn Birna…
A Little Plotulopi Anyone?
A Little Plotulopi Anyone?
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You know, I think that those who don’t knit realize just how therapeutic knitting can really be. And it’s not just the process that soothes, but also the wearing of the finished project. It just keeps on giving and giving and giving. And so it is with me.…
One Stitch At a Time …..
One Stitch At a Time …..
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  I’ve been wanting to try this shawl for a looong time. Alicia Plummer’s classic design is free too, get it here. So far it has been an easy and enjoyable knit, I’m moving right along with no problems. It starts with a Garter Tab Cast-On then rotating…
my summer project
my summer project
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Hello all, Happy New Year! Where has the time gone? The months got away from me. I hope you are all doing well, healthy and excited for 2016. It feels good to be talking to you all again. I’ve missed you.Here is my latest dyeing venture with black tea…
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