I got four orphaned projects done this weekend, three of which I found, but two only needed finishing work, and the third, I needed to finish the rest of of the project and finish it, but it was small. Here’s what I did. Shells: I had knit a bunch of theses shells, and got burnt […]Read More Four Projects Down! But…..
Yay! I finished my lacy poncho! It’s done! But, I found another project that I had completely forgotten about in my one project bag. I had started this scarf as cables practice back in October/September. I had started it over because I was doing the cables incorrectly. So, I did that. And never finished the […]Read More Works In Progress: Update One
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 […]Read More Yipes! Stripes!
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, […]Read More Cat Sweater
I recently got a new book on Monday, titled Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting. I highly recommend it if you are interested at all in giving Fair Isle knitting a shot. Besides going through knitting basics and concepts, Starmore also discusses how the Shetland people of Fair Isle got their inspiration for their […]Read More Fair Isle Knitting and Color
I’m still recovering from tendinitis in my left shoulder and elbow. I hate it. It’s painful, it gets in the way of work, play, and sleep. I’m still doing a little knitting. I can’t quite crochet yet as it uses my left arm and hand a lot. Spinning is completely out of the picture until […]Read More Entrelac
I finally put some of the handspun I made on my drop spindle to good use. I knit myself a hat, of course. I used the three skeins that I have acquired through spinning of the natural wool roving I had been working with.I love the natural rustic colors with the unevenness of the yarn. […]Read More Handspun Hat