As it turns out, I didn’t need the mitten project along with me. These socks are taking forever to knit. In the general course of things, I don’t like wearing short socks. Knee length is about where I like them. However, that’s a lot of knitting. A day or so into this past week’s work… Continue reading Recalculating
So a whirlwind week has gone by, but not a lot of knitting news. I am away from home on a work trip – one thing that is great about work trips is that there is often plenty of time to get some knitting done in the evenings. Most of the places I go for work… Continue reading Travel Projects
No, not another one of my ill-fated MKALs. Today I’m thinking about actual mysteries, of the literary variety. Among the other things I like to do (cough <knitting!> cough), I love to read. I love to read non-fiction mostly these days, but when I do read fiction, its usually a mystery. In the mystery field,… Continue reading Knitting Up a Mystery
Things are finally getting done! Specifically, my long personal nightmare of a skirt is finally finished! I’m dramatizing a little bit here, mostly for comic effect, but it seriously felt like I was knitting this darn thing for at least a year. Now, when I check my project page on Ravelry, it turns out… Continue reading Finally!
That’s what this past week felt like. Miles and miles of plain stockinette, as far as the eye can see. The two projects I have going right now were each chosen when I was feeling like I really was not up to much complexity in my life. But right now, they are both so very,… Continue reading Keep Knitting and Knitting and Knitting…
So one of my knit projects right now is a skirt. To get ready for this project, I bought a pattern – for the Simple Straight Skirt, by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas – which I proceeded to then not really follow. I also bought and read a book entirely on the topic of knitting various… Continue reading Skirting the Issue