Reckless Knitting

Knit.Spin.Rock Out!
Spinning gold. #tourdefleece #storiedyarns @storiedyarns #greatgatsbyinspired

Spinning gold. #tourdefleece #storiedyarns @storiedyarns #greatgatsbyinspired

Tour de Fleece 2014

Tour de Fleece 2014

So it begins, another year of participating in Tour de Fleece. Once again I am on Team bohocrafty…

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My goals are not lofty this year, keeping it simple given how busy life can be:

  • Spin 5 yarns

Yes, that is it. My goal is to spin 5 yarns. One may be a simple two ply, one may be a coiled yarn. I may even go with nonstandard materials, that all remains to be seen. Regardless I will be spinning and…

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Hi, my name is Liz. I’ve been a nail biter since I was probably 3. Then I discovered #Jamberry last year and became an independent consultant for them this year. Nail biter no more! #truestory #lovemyjams #addictedtoJamberry

Hi, my name is Liz. I’ve been a nail biter since I was probably 3. Then I discovered #Jamberry last year and became an independent consultant for them this year. Nail biter no more! #truestory #lovemyjams #addictedtoJamberry

Claiming her throne #johndeere #countrylivinginthecity

Claiming her throne #johndeere #countrylivinginthecity

My new Louet blending board came in the mail today! #louet #fiberprep

My new Louet blending board came in the mail today! #louet #fiberprep

New LYS: Yarn It & haberdashery

New LYS: Yarn It & haberdashery

Last week on Wednesday I had a day off to spend with my 6-year-old. It was her last day of Kindergarten and they were putting on a special performance for their families. Typically she is in school from 9 until 3:30, however this was to be a half day. We decided lunch and a movie was the perfect answer to how to spend our afternoon. However lunch was quick and we had 2 hours to spare before movie…

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Winner, winner…

Winner, winner…

[Two weeks ago I won the Spark Yarn & Fiber giveaway! No joke.  I received the fiber prize which included: (1) Rainbow Fire-Starter Bundle, (1) 4oz braid of Nebula Space-dyed Superfine Merino spinning fiber, and a mixed pack of sparkle fiber. It was over $50 in fiber goodies and I am over the moon excited about it! Here it is in all it’s fabulousness:

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A rainbow of fiber. Thank you so much, Eliza…

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Feminine Flair with Raspberry Sparkle accent, just need to clean up a few edges. #jamberry #nailart #FeminineFlairJN #RaspberrySparkleJN

Feminine Flair with Raspberry Sparkle accent, just need to clean up a few edges. #jamberry #nailart #FeminineFlairJN #RaspberrySparkleJN

Project Planning

Last year I knit this blanket for my youngest daughter:

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It pretty much took me the whole of the year. Once completed my eldest daughter (now 6) asked where hers was…

Well, she has a blanket I knit, but it’s quite heavy where this one is super lightweight, yet still warm. The blanket above was knit in worsted weight merino, the one below in chunky organic cotton blend:

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I love it, but it is…

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