Wednesday, February 3, 2016


I have a cold. A yucky, little kid kind of cold. I know I shouldn't complain. People deal with much bigger problems and health issues, but what is it about a cold that makes you feel so yucky?

Anyway, normally I would share what's on my needles on a Wednesday.
And guess what??? NOTHING is on my needles!!

(ok...not nothing...there is a lingering sleeve that needs to be done for a sweater but that doesn't count)

Every once in a while I am on the Woolful Podcast in the Man on the Street segment.
I really enjoy Ashley's podcast and the interviews she conducts with fiber folk. I'm always impressed in her guests. She gets the best of the best week after week. Someday I would love to have a podcast similar to hers. A chance to meet farmers, yarn folk, and people in the industry of fiber...someday.

As a thank you for being a part of the podcast, Ashley gave us a gift certificate to her little online woolful shop. I decided on this beautiful skein of cormo and organic cotton, 460 yards of fingering weight yarn. Dyed with walnut and elderberry. I want it to be a special project that I can wear a lot.

So after lots of Ravelry browsing I think I decided on the Starshower cowl.
It looks like a fun knit that is easy to wear. It has the look of a shawl but it's knit like a cowl so there are no ends to worry about. 

Here's the ravelry project photo:

I am reading a new book and I love it so far. It's a very long book about 4 friends.

Happy Knitting and Yarn Along Day.
Joining in with Ginny at Small Things.


  1. I devoured all the Woolful podcasts...and I heard you there :) What lovely yarn. It will make a beautiful cowl!

  2. That yarn looks heavenly. And I think it is perfect for Starshower. I am actually knitting that pattern myself with some gradient yarn. I had to rip it out a couple of times but I will get back to it next week when I get done with some baby knitting. I have to check out that Podcast.

  3. beautiful yarn, i really like the texture to the color!! will the farm be open saturday, i would like to drop off my hat. are you still making the basket????

  4. ooooh yes and feel better and don't give it to chase!!!!

  5. The yarn looks so lovely! Cormo+organic cotton sounds divine and I would really love to try it someday!

  6. Is your novel the one that is written as 4 books? Feel better, my mom use to say 3 days coming, 3 days here, 3 days leaving...hope you're on the last 3 days.

  7. That pattern looks great! I have boys too, so I know you have to soldier on, but I hope you feel better soon!