Since I last wrote about my latest efforts in the field of knitting cryptology, I actually finished clue 1 of my Call of the Siren shawl! It was about that time I noticed a problem There’s a pretty noticeable color shift about one and a half pattern repeats before the end of the section. Maybe… Continue reading Sirens to the Frog Pond
With the body knitted and the shoulder seams done, the next step on Glenesk was to cut the arm steeks and start the sleeves. Cut? Knitting? Yes. I know – it freaked me out too, but it really isn’t hard. Other than emotionally. Emotionally it is very, very hard. Physically, not so much. To answer… Continue reading Eek – Steeks!
A few months ago, I attempted to make a cowl out of bulky weight-ish handspun that I had bought at a fiber fest, with no pattern and only the barest notion of what I wanted it to be like. This did not go well. I did rip the project back, recalculate, and try again –… Continue reading 3 Way Cowl – an Adventure in Making Things Up