https://www.adn.com/visual/video/2017/02/07/yarn-bombing-with-the-anchorage-guerrilla-knitters/ A bit of backstory before I get into today’s rant. There is a group in Anchorage called the Anchorage Guerrilla Knitters, who – as you might expect – do yarn bombing here in Anchorage. They have done tree sweater installations and so on by the library and a couple of other places in town.… Continue reading Knitting Controversy!
First up, a progress report. I’m actually making some progress on the Princess Line sweater, and it’s going pretty well. However, you really do need to pay attention to the pattern while you’re working on it. Which is fine, but the practical reality of it made me kind of rethink my action plan. In the… Continue reading Recalculating…recalculating
When I last posted, I was in rural Alaska without my knitting. It occurs to me now that I did not mention that I was heading out to rural AK, so readers of the previous post may have been thinking – “So what? Go to a yarn shop and get stuff for another project.!” If… Continue reading The Adventure of the Forgotten Knitting
Well, I’m away from home for work for the week, and guys, my head is just not in the game today. I’m all ready for work – no problems there. However, I forgot my knitting. Let me repeat that. I FORGOT MY KNITTING!! Or, as I put it when I realized that I had forgot… Continue reading Up a Creek Without a Needle
This Yarnlove thing is interesting, because you kind of have to think about it a little. Sometimes it’s easy to pick out what you want to post a picture of, other times not so much. Community is an interesting one for me. I started out by thinking that I don’t really have a knitting community.… Continue reading Yarnlove – Community
Today’s Yarnlove topic – Speed. I thought a lot about what to post for this one. Some kind of picture of continental knitting? A picture of a dishcloth made out of superbulky? Then I thought of my Signatures. I have 2 pairs of Signatures. As you know if you’ve priced them, they are not inexpensive… Continue reading Speed
I know this is a couple of days late, but I literally just now heard about this. Hey, I can catch up – so can you! More about this fun photo posting challenge on the originator’s blog, found here.
Well, I’m starting to dig myself out somewhat. The surprise KAL is mostly done – here is the hat and cowl I did for myself… And the cowl and part of the hat I’m making for my Mom… I have a little bit of a start on my first big colorwork sweater, but not enough… Continue reading Moving Down the List