Winter Blahs getting to you? At this time of year, just before the freshness of spring arrives, cabin fever is usually getting the best of us. We have just the ticket to liven up your winter! Bursts of colour and lots of lively projects await. Get your cheer on. [...]
This pretty accessory, simple to knit, will keep your fingers warm on winter walks. They feature an easy twist-stitch pattern on the back of the hands and plain stockinette palms with close-fitting ribbing to keep out the chill. [...]
The International Back to Back Wool Challenge is an annual international competition that challenges teams of eight (a shearer and seven spinners and/or knitters) to shear the fleece of a sheep, spin it, ply it and knit it into a sweater. [...]
When I started spinning, thick and thin was what I was trying to avoid. One weekend I was in my favorite fiber store, and got glued to some art yarn that the shop owner had spun. It was, simply, gorgeous.
Well-prepared batts are one of my favorite preparations to spin. For the Thicket Gloves in this issue, I selected two 2-ounce batts from the Artemis, Artemis Etsy store as I wanted a semisolid/lightly heathered yarn for this project. [...]