Tag Archives: Fiber Arts

Podcast Episode 3 is Live

Show notes are available with links to the podcast here.  https://flecksoffiber.wordpress.com/maine-yarn-podcast-shownotes/

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Book Review: The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns

The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gauges By: Ann Budd Published by Interweave, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2002 112 pages ISBN 978-1931499040 $24.99 US / $27.00 Canada This book teaches the reader how to create … Continue reading

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Tech Editing

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m now accepting new tech editing clients.  Read all about why you might want a tech editor and how to get started on my tech editing page.

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Swapping Skeins

As I mentioned yesterday, I’m knitting a skirt out of Quince and Co. Phoebe.  Since the colors are slightly variegated, Ann suggested that I swap which skein I’m using every other round, so there are no distinct color differences when … Continue reading

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Ann Budd!

Yesterday I took an amazing class taught by Ann Budd at KnitWit in Portland.  She showed us a flexible design for “pleated” knit skirts.  We measured ourselves and picked out the yarn.  Then the swatching began.  A good portion of … Continue reading

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