Monthly Archives: April 2011

DC Metro Yarn Crawl – the aftermath (Part III)

Read Part I here and then Read Part II here. So, when last I left you, I was debating whether I was going to take the safe route and continue around the 495 loop to 2 more stops, or if I was going to push the envelope, head north into completely unexplored country (unexplored by […]

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DC Metro Yarn Crawl – the aftermath (Part II)

Read Part I here. So…now we get to the day of torrential downpours, thunder, and tornado warnings, which changed my plans…but not, as you might expect, to include fewer stops. My original plans for Saturday were to head up the west side of I-495 to Aylin’s Woolgatherer, then a bit further north to Uniquities. I’ve […]

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DC Metro Yarn Crawl – the aftermath (Part I)

As I was driving about 20 mph under the speed limit on I-495, because between the torrential downpour and blinding flashes of lightning my visibility was rather poor, the DJ came on the local radio station with breaking news: a tornado warning had been issued for the area I was driving around in. And I […]

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Because I don’t have enough hobbies

The DC Metro Yarn Crawl started this Saturday. I’ve been looking forward to it, both because I’ve never done a yarn crawl before (other than unofficial ones), and because of the 10 stores that are participating, I’ve only been to 3 of them before: fibre space in Alexandria, VA; Looped Yarn Works in DC; and […]

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A glimpse at a shawl

I’ve been knitting away at the Faraway, So Close shawl that I’m making for my friend. I’m not sure I can adequately put words to how much I’m loving this. The look I’ve got right now is different than what I’d planned. Initially, I was going to knit the shawl entirely in the Glimpse colorway. […]

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