From Knit Bits

Woolery in Frankfort, Kentucky

While we were in Ohio, we took a couple of days for an adventurous trip to Frankfort, Kentucky.  Mom and Dad donated the car and Tom drove us south.  We stopped at William Howard Taft National Historic Site in Cincinnati (read about it here).  Then we moved on to Frankfort for the raison d’etre of the trip: …

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Spun Yarn Knitting Projects

What good is learning to spin if I don’t knit with the spun yarn that I make?  Of course I’m not going to do anything so pointless, so here are a few of the knitting projects I’ve been working on.  I haven’t posted any projects for a while, so there are also some from the …

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Island Fibers on Lopez Island

I realized when I wrote my post on spinning that I never got around to telling you the reason we went to Lopez Island a few weeks ago.  We went because I needed to buy more fleece for spinning and the closest place to do that is Island Fibers on Lopez Island.  I could order …

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Learning to Spin in Five Easy Lessons

I have been interested in spinning for a while.  I started using a drop spindle early last year and got pretty good at it, but it is soooooooo slow.  Good for demonstrations but not so much for creating a quantity of yarn.  Here at San Juan Island Historical Park we have a spinning wheel from …

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Knitted Christmas Gifts Revealed

Now that Christmas is over, I can show you what I worked on the last few months.  When last I posted about my knitting, I had just started a prayer shawl.  That prayer shawl was finished soon after we left Grand Portage.  I sent it on to Wedgewood to be included with the prayer shawl …

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