So last week I bought a new spinning wheel, and of course I couldn’t wait to test it. I know I should have given it a proper maintenance first, but I’m not someone with a lots of patience when I get excited about something…. 😊 Back in april I went to Knitting and stitch show … More Spinning wool – first attempt
Well I’ve done it again. I bought yet another spinning wheel from someone in out city. I was looking for a FB group for spinners and an ad with a spinning wheel in a local buy/sell group popped up. The wheel is fully functioning and it was being sold, with a pair of hand carders … More Yet another spinning wheel….
So this month I joined again Tracy’s Fantastic Bake Along. This time the recipe came from Kate@Life, Tea and Everything . I’m not big on baking cookies, but this recipe seemed quite simple and straightforward: Grandma Thompson’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 cup shortening 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1 … More Fantastic Bake Along – Grandma’s oatmeal cookies
Few days ago, I have posted a wish list of things I would like to learn/make and on top of my list is spinning. Well I have been talking about learning how to spin for over a year now. I have even washed, carded and dyed some wool, and now I finally found some time … More Current WIPs
I usually don’t do New Years resolutions, or birthday resolutions, or any other resolutions…. My head is too full of ideas, to stick to something for longer period of time… And now with a newborn baby in the house, it is extra hard to stick to any planning. Well having said that, I do have … More New project
So it finally happened. I killed my sourdough starter 😢 We had a good year together and lots of very yummy breads and buns were made… But I’ve been neglecting it for the last 2months and couple of days ago I’ve taken it out of fridge to revive it again, but then I got busy … More RIP my lovely sourdough starter
So my last update on this frustrating project was back in april. My all hard work ended in frogging the whole shawl. I did start it again, but attempt nr. 2 wasn’t working for me either It wasn’t terrible, but I wouldn’t call it great either, and I frogged it again 😫 Then the summer … More WIP update – mohair shawl – attempt 2 and 3