Gathering Wool

About Gathering Wool

About

Organized chaos. Yep. That about sums up my life. Knitting, crafting, canning and making in a sprawling ranch on a wooded plot in outer Southeast Portland with my two little ladies and my mister.

Gathering Wool is a place to document daydreams, plans, projects and life-happenings in my corner of the world.

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Mean Girls Shawl

Mean Girls Shawl

Apr 27, 2016 | One Comment

Another April release that I’m madly in love with is Mean Girls. Inspired by the amazingly fabulous and wonderful early-2000s movie Mean Girls, this shawl is meant to be worn by the nice girls in your life. Or at least by the ones you like the most. The shape of this shawl is a bit […]

Emerald City Shawl

Emerald City Shawl

Apr 25, 2016 | 2 Comments

You guys all know about The Traveling Ewe, right? An amazing fiber-tourism company run by the equally-amazing JJ Foster? Go on, hop over to her site. I’ll be here when you get back. Back? Great! So, The Traveling Ewe. I’ve been on a few of her trips, and let me tell you, they are THE […]

The Rose City Yarn Crawl and me

Feb 25, 2016 | 4 Comments

I’m super excited to share that I’ll be at three different shops during the Rose City Yarn Crawl, for Trunk Shows with some of my girls. Also, that’s next week. Whoo! On Thursday, March 3rd, I’ll be at For Yarn’s Sake from 11-4, with Lorajean from Knitted Wit, Debbi Stone, and Michele Bernstein. Looking into my […]

Addictive slaw recipe

Addictive slaw recipe

Feb 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

When JJ and I first got to San Diego for TNNA in January, we stumbled upon this place called the Crack Shack. It’s a walk-up eatery window with a huge chicken out front, and it just kinda beckoned us (or maybe she clucked at us, whatever happened, we had to go). And, wow, were we glad […]

Socks for Busy B’s.

Socks for Busy B’s.

Feb 18, 2016 | One Comment

We’re all Busy B’s. Whether we have kiddos, and/or busy work-lives, and/or busy social lives, and/or busy volunteer lives, we are a group of Busy-ass B’s. That’s why the grab-and-go pattern is always tops in my personal knitterly list. I’ve always got at least a few (dozen) socks on the needles at one time, and […]

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