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Joanna Olson
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New Video: Time Lapse
Here's a fun little video where I finish some DPN holders and pack them up in record time. Enjoy!
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Etsy Shop is Live!
I had so much fun sewing the DPN holders for my last tutorial, that I decided to whip up a whole bunch more and list them for sale in my Etsy shop , opened today! If you don't feel like sewing your own, head on over and have a gander. All of these are fully...
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Tutorial: Double-Pointed Needle Keeper
Have you seen these nifty needle holders or "cozies"? After seeing a few pop on on various Instagram feeds and knitting podcasts, I was intrigued. I wanted to try one out, but of course I'm always loathe to pay for something I can make myself. Here's what I...
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Minor Sweater Surgery: Too Loose Tension
This year, I've decided my goal is to knit and spin through all the yarn in my stash before I buy anything new. First thing on my list is to finish any unfinished objects hiding out in my closet. Last May I started knitting the fledgling featherweight by Ha...
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How I Dyed This Yarn
I was going to wait until I'd finished knitting this S ockhead  hat (free pattern on Ravelry) before posting this, but at this rate, I figured I'd go ahead and post or I never would. I'll try to add an updated picture once I finish.  I used Jacquard Acid dy...
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Dyeing Yarn with Food Color and Kool-Aid
Hello, all. I've been doing a bit more spinning lately, and so I've been stalking some Etsy shops for their hand-painted wool tops. Some of the color ways are so gorgeous, if I had an unlimited cash supply, I would be lost somewhere under a huge pile of woo...
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Joy Ride in the Cessna
A couple weeks ago, my husband took us flying for the first time. We got up early, and drove to Guthrie, Oklahoma. We checked out the Cessna 172. Gassed her up. Took a family photo.  Buckled up. Checked off the checklist. And took off. High five for happy t...
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