• Just another busy week….

    Here is a run-down of my week – an overview, because lots happened and there will be more details later on specific things I ‘ve been working on

    Craftsy filming – Such a great experience, and I thank everyone at Craftsy central who helps make my dreams come true.  I loved preparing and presenting this class, and although I can share details yet, I am very excited about it!

    Marshall, and Evan Cannon.  Evan produced the class, and was a complete partner in the process.  It made my job easier and more fun to know that I could trust him totally.  This is going to be such a fun class!!!!!

    Marshall, and Evan Cannon. Evan produced the class, and was a complete partner in the process. It made my job easier and more fun to know that I could trust him totally. This is going to be such a fun class!!!!!

    Marshall, the Craftsy photographer (aka the "shooter")

    Marshall, the Craftsy photographer (aka the “shooter”)

    Dana, the Craftsy editor.  She is magic with keeping track of everything.

    Dana, the Craftsy editor. She is magic with keeping track of everything.

    Danica Jardien does make-up and hair for Craftsy, and I looked forward to talking to her every day.  I also loved how she made me look!

    Danica Jardien does make-up and hair for Craftsy, and I looked forward to talking to her every day. I also loved how she made me look!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    I can’t show you the knitting from class, but I started a few other projects.  I cast on for Strandwanderer, which is a very clever pattern.

    Strand Wanderer - Holiday Yarn sock yarn, pattern by Lea Viktoria Kube

    Strand Wanderer – Holiday Yarn sock yarn, pattern by Lea Viktoria Kube

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    I also cast on for the Blue Moon Fiber KAL, and did Clue #1.  I love the Yaksi yarn, which has a very unusual feel to it.  The yarn is quite firm, but very soft.  It is unique!  Looks great, so far.

    BMFA KAL, Clue 1.  Pattern by Shannon Squire, Yaksi Fingering yarn

    BMFA KAL, Clue 1. Pattern by Shannon Squire, Yaksi Fingering yarn

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    I taught Part 2 of “Basics of Annetarsia” at For Yarn’s sake, yesterday, and was very pleased with the student’s progress, and how much fun they were having.  Half the class had already cast on for variations from from the class sample.  Here is Lynda’s washcloth, knit with cotton in amazing, happy colors.

    Lynda's Annetarsia - at For Yarn's Sake.  Love those colors!

    Lynda’s Annetarsia – at For Yarn’s Sake. Love those colors!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    I went to OFFF (Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival) yesterday, saw some friends and picked up a few things 🙂 The place was so packed with yarn, fiber, tools and accessories that I could barely find room to get a photo.

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    So much yarn, so little time.  There was a nice area with picnic tables and food vendors for people to catch their breath!

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    Today, I am sticking close to home.  I’m making organic beef broth (fall is coming!),

    Making organic Beef stock.  Yum!

    Making organic Beef stock. Yum!

    and casting on for the A Hundred Ravens Astoria sock.  I wound my yarn into little balls and am trying to decide what order the colors should go in.

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    I cast on for the combo on the right.  But I’m thinking that the socks don’t have to exactly match, and may make the 2nd sock in a different order.  Looking great so far, and I will post a progress photo soon.