Finished Object: Second Raglan

Yup, my second raglan sweater from here is complete!  I finished it last night and am wearing it today. Again, it’s based on the raglan sweater pattern found in Knitting for Dummies.  I modified the particular sweater so the length is shorter, and and it’s short-sleeved, as well. I worked on this sweater while at […]

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Finished Object! Raglan Sweater

Wo hoo!  I finally finished to Top Down Raglan Sweater pattern from Knitting for Dummies.  I’m actually surprised as to how good it came out, considering you need to knit a swatch for it.  (Yeah, really!) I’m really proud of it.  My husband said it’s the most professional looking garment I’ve knit to date.  That’s […]

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3 Green Things

Saint Patrick’s Day is tomorrow.  Having red hair and loving the color green, it’s a color scheme that fits me.  I LOVE GREEN. I want to share three projects from the past, not including the cable practice swatch above, that feature the color green.  Erin Go Bragh! Emerald Isle Headband   Kollobora used to do […]

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Art Abandonment

So, I was walking back into my building after my afternoon break, and the above note cards and a, well, note, was attached to them proclaiming that these lovely pen and ink note cards are mine to keep!  How cool is that?! There were two e-mail addresses on the note, too:  one for the project […]

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Fed Up With Online Selling

Maybe it’s the No BS mood I’ve been in lately, but I am completely and totally fed up with online selling. I’ve tried Etsy.  I’ve tried a local website called ShopLancaster.  I have taken photos, ran coupons, and had sales.  No luck.  And that’s just for handmade stuff.  I’m not even going to go into […]

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Knitting Time Calculator

I recently saw on Facebook a brilliant Google Form that helps you calculate the cost and time of what a knitter would have to do if you wanted him/her to make you something.  Knitters, and crocheters, for that matter, it’s definitely worth looking into.  Those who are curious about what goes into a handmade item, […]

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