Tag: Shetland Wool

Knitting: Shwook Hat

Off the needles: Shwook Hat.  On Friday night, I made a cup of coffee to ensure that I was ready to spend the evening knitting on this hat until it was completed. I finished well before the stroke of midnight, no less. A wonderful… Continue Reading “Knitting: Shwook Hat”

Tools of the Trade: The Traveling Spinner’s Tools

Tonight I gathered a few small tools for the upcoming knitting retreat up in Port Townsend, WA.  This will be my 17th year attending, even though I complain about the old metal spring cot I sleep on each year that sinks down in the… Continue Reading “Tools of the Trade: The Traveling Spinner’s Tools”

Dye Pot: Blue Shetland

With Shetland Wool week now past for 2014, I have lots I want to do from the inspiration of it all.  Dying wool is pretty easy with all the wool acid dyes available and boy, do I have the wool to dye up, 11 fleeces at… Continue Reading “Dye Pot: Blue Shetland”


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