Linen Stitch Scarf WIP

I have a lot of fingering weight yarn left over from different projects, and they really don’t go together, with the exception of a linen stitch scarf.  Here’s the yarn I’m working with. See?  Not really a matching set.  The purple/blue is from Allie’s dress, the brown is from a pair of socks I knit […]

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WIP: Doing Short Rows Correctly

Short rows is one technique that I sort of scoffed at.  Picking up wraps?  Who cares about the holes?  Truthfully, I didn’t understand the directions.  There I said it.  But, it finally clicked for me this week. I needed a small project to do, and Very Pink’s Learn to Knit a Spiral Scarf pattern was […]

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Another WIP….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 […]

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Works in Progress Backlog

I have so many works in progress (WIP’s), that it’s starting to gnaw at me.  So, no more new projects until I have all the current stuff on my needles done. And just what have I left behind?  Here’s list. 1.  Lacey simple poncho.  This is the most current piece I started, and I’m going […]

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Lace Wrap WIP

I recently grabbed the Winter 2011/2012 edition of Knit Simple magazine purely because of the pretty wrap on the front cover.  And now I’m knitting it!  It turned out to be a fairly straightforward pattern.  I am a little hesitant when it comes to lace knitting, as my previous experiences have not been good.  So […]

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