Tag: yarn

Yarn Bomb that Bridge

My typical jaunt from Ohio to New Jersey goes a little something like this… Highway..Highway…Sheetz!…Highway…Highway…sheetz!…Highway…Highway…Highway…home. This time I decided to switch it up. There was some yarn graffiti that had my name all over it.

Yarn dying at home!

I got home from a long office day and decided that I needed to do something hands-on and creative. My computer legs were tired of sitting. I took one long look at my yarn stash and finally decided… Read More

Knitting on Cashmere Clouds

This year – with my JC BFF, Kaitlyn, moved to the far away land of Chicago and my Ohio BFF, Tara, too far away – I had to venture to Vogue Knitting 2013 NYC alone. It’s my one… Read More

Sheep Wool, Mudd and Climbing – Oh My

Last weekend we headed to the “NYS Sheep and Wool Festival” in Rhinebeck NY for a NLKnitting road trip.  With the leaves changing, it was the perfect time to be on the road.

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More

Tirami-CourT!

It’s my party and I’ll blow cocoa all over everyone if I want to! So – Tiramisu – not the best birthday candle cake I could have picked, but still delicious!

The Icelandic Yarn Hunt: Part 6

One big reason I wanted to visit Iceland was for the yarn. (I know, shocker.) I always thought, “Ya know, this is a country KNOWN for their sweaters, their yarn shops MUST BE incredible!!” But here’s what I’ve… Read More

The End of Barley’s Icelandic Chronicles: Part 5

Hallo’ All – Barley here Day 7 We packed up the car and left Grundarfjörður and headed towards Reykjavík. We made a pit stop in the town Stykkishólmur to get some danishes and coffee for the humans. I… Read More

My Iceland Emergency Mitts: Part 3

It turns out that not bringing gloves to Iceland was a party foul. Our first few days, we were on a glacier and near icebergs. The wind was strong enough to knock you over. It’s racing across the… Read More