Yipes! Stripes!

I was bored last Friday night. I turned to surfing the Internet, and my browsing came across Kollabora on Twitter. They had a teaser up about a Friday Challenge. It was Friday. I needed a challenge, so I hopped over to their blog entry. The challenge? Black and white stripes! I love the classic look […]

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Yarn Mill Ends

I have discovered yarn mill ends.  I often walked by them at A.C. Moore and passed them apprehensively.  It wasn’t until I saw that a fellow crafter had bought a bag of really cool fancy red yarn for really cheap did I become interested in it. I bought some on Sunday. I got two one […]

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Hockey Day in America

  It’s Hockey Day in America!  To celebrate, I’m modeling the hat I started (and did finish) here.   Yes, the Orange and Black Attack hat is done and ready for the Flyers to start winning.  Please.  Even though it’s been a rough start for them, I still love’em.

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Knit Picks, Pt. 2

I’ve got to hand it to Knit Picks.  Within a half hour of sending an e-mail explaining my situation with the TRY IT needle set, they responded, not only with an apology, but they are sending me a new set of tips!  They get an A+ for customer service in my book.

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Knit Picks TRY IT Needle Set

I usually get a little money from Christmas, and I then place a nice Knit Picks order for myself.  This is the only time they’ve disappointed me. I ordered the TRY IT Needle set, which includes three different types and sizes of tips, two 24″ cables, cable caps, and a cable key.  I needed a […]

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Cat Sweater

A while ago, one of my doctors asked me knit her cat Kashmir, a seal point Siamese, a sweater.  I finally found the time to knit said cat sweater.  It looks sort of sad and pathetic here, but I hope that kitty gets to strut around in his new duds.  The neck may seem skinny, […]

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Orange and Black Attack Hat WIP

It’s no secret I’m a HUGE Philadelphia Flyers fan, so it was a no-brainer when I heard the huge skein or orange and black self-striping yarn calling my name at Jo-ann Fabrics the other day.  It’s acrylic-ally goodness is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns Team Spirit line. The yarn is typical of Red Heart’s scratchy […]

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