That pretty yarn I started designing my cowl with – It does not like to be frogged. Not at all. And since this designing thing is likely to be a bit of a process, I frogged as carefully as I could, then put it aside for once I have the design finalized. I’ll use it… Continue reading Do Over
I actually got started on designing that cowl the stitch pattern exercise got me thinking about! I’m just getting started, but here it is so far I’m thinking of ripping back a bit – the first stitch pattern should have gone for just few more repeats. The yarn is KFI Luxury Silk Sport, and the… Continue reading Design Time
My Find Your Fade continues on! I just finished with the French Toast (lavender) and am going into two sections of the Gin and Tonic (light blue) shown here. And other than a little noodling around with gauge swatched and caking up some skeins for small other projects, that’s pretty much what I got accomplished… Continue reading Continuing to Fade Away
Earlier this week, I posted about my Knitting Seasons week 5 exercise – the random stripes exercise. And I mentioned that though I technically completed the exercise, I felt like I had a bit more to learn from it. So I started a second swatch with different yarn and a bit more randomness built into… Continue reading Not as Random as I Thought
Hope you all had a lovely day – whether you are celebrating a relationship, a friendship, or your own fabulous self! I did get some knitting in today! I finished my random stripes – they are blocking now and should be ready for a picture tomorrow evening. So how was your day?
Today was crazy at work, and then it was crazy at home. I got a lot of things done, including rearranging half the furniture in my kitchen/living room. But sadly, none of those things was knitting. Tomorrow I have plans to sneak some in either at lunch or in the evening. My yarn is calling… Continue reading Another Sadly Knitless Day
I’m not particularly a stripe fan. They are OK here or there, but by and large, stripes are not my thing. For all of that, the last couple days all my knitting has been all stripes all the time! First, I have gotten a bit more done on my Find Your Fade, but am still… Continue reading Stripes All Over the Place