My First Sweater: A Look Back

See that person up there?  Yup, that’s me, modeling the first sweater that I ever knit.  I wore it yesterday, actually, on the recommendation of someone said that I should. So, here’s a look back at my first sweater.  It’s Pattern 13 in the Noro: Catwalk 2 book by Jenny Watson. I am often afraid […]

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Taiyo Shawl: Blocking Time!

I have finished knitting my Taiyo Shawl, and now it’s blocking time!  Time to get out the mats, pins, and wool wash.  I’m anxious to see how this piece’s lace section open up. Unfortunately, I ran out of the Taiyo yarn about 2/3 of the way through.  I should know better by now, but the […]

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Pokémon GO and Knitting

Yup.  I’m playing Pokémon GO. I caught some special Pokémon this morning, and decided to see if Ravelry had any special knitting patterns pertaining to the pocket monster I caught.  I was in luck! I had a very productive Pokémon GO session.  Sam, my DH, was driving, and I managed to catch a Pikachu, Poliwag, […]

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Experimenting with Chevron Stripes

First off, sorry about the blurry photo….it’s all I got today. I’m experimenting with a chevron pattern and stripes right now on a scarf.  Strangely, it’s something I’ve always to play with, but never really did, until I came across Benjamin Matthews’ Chevron Study Scarf pattern (It’s free on Ravelry.).  I’m not following the pattern […]

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