I actually knit myself something that isn’t overly huge. And I’m proud of it. It’s the Cotton Candy Stripes shrug found in the Summer issue of Love of Knitting. I just picked up the magazine at a local grocery store and thought it had some nice projects in it. This one seemed perfect. Here, is […]Read More It Fits!!
I have finished my two garments that were previously in WIP status! First, my red sweater is done! And it is way to big for me. Boo! I did a swatch and everything! I guess I didn’t calculate something correctly. It seems whenever I do a Lion Brand Yarn pattern, it turns out too big, […]Read More The two big ones? DONE.
Yay! I completed the Wingspan scarf I started late last summer! I think a big part of why this one went wayside was the yarn. I used some weird novelty yarns, and some Lion Brand Amazing that I had left over from a previous project. It looks…interesting. It’s a strange combination of textures, I will […]Read More Another WIP….done!
Yay! My Wingspan scarf is finally complete! I actually finished it last week, but I’m still proud of it. Project details? Here they are: · Size 7 24’’ circular needle · DK Weight Yarn, Noro Shiraito, about two skeins · Skills needed: knitting and short rows, slipping stitches purlwise Pretty basic stuff, and if you […]Read More Wingspan Scarf: Completed
Berroco’s Shinty Vest. It had haunted me for close to a year now, but I conquered that project and am wearing it today. Here’s what happened and why this is a knitting fear. Closeup of the vest. Last year, almost exactly one year, I started a class for this pattern. It was the first garment […]Read More Knitting Fear 1: The Shinty Vest
I finished my little shrug! And I wore it yesterday. I really like it. It’s a funky little sweater. I probably should’ve knit it a size up, but it still fits, despite being a tad snug. You can see the finished project here. I was pretty pleased with the workshop on Craftsy, though I did […]Read More Finished Shrug
You’ve read about me knitting this sweater for quite some time now, and it is finally time to unveil the final product! Here is it, blocked and being worn. I love, love, love it! Someone asked me today where I bought it from. That made my morning. Thank you for sticking with me while I […]Read More Long Lean Sweater Finale: DONE!