Sweater Challenge 2017

Eve's Rib Tunic

My local yarn shop (yarnology) held a Sweater Challenge again this year. I tried participating last year, but I kept hitting a sticking point in the front cable of the pattern I chose. It just didn’t look right. Eventually I ended up frogging the whole thing. It’s currently sitting as rewound skeins in a bag […]

Christmas Crickets

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There probably is a story about Christmas and Crickets (update: The Cricket on the Hearth), but the crickets I’m referring to here are related to the fact that this site has been silent the last couple of weeks.     We celebrated an extended Thanksgiving weekend with family, decorated Christmas trees in 3 locations, attended […]

FO Friday – Glam Shells

ASimpleHomestead.com - Glam Shells shawl closeup

I finished my first lacy shawl!  I’ve made a couple of shawls before but they’ve been thicker yarn – more for warmth than style.  I saw this pattern, went to The Yarn Attic (the KAL sponsor) and spotted a lovely yarn called Ella Rae Lace yarn … and an even lovelier colorway called Bubble Gum. […]