Now that I have finished the first Delftig mitten and started the second, I can show you the inside (or back) of the knitting along with the outside (or front). Since they are knit in the round, the inside of the hand is sort of where all the magic happens to make the pattern. Here… Continue reading Marlisle Mitts – Insiders View
This quiz is stolen borrowed from Karen at Nothing But Knit – she often has nifty quizzes along with other interesting content. Check out her blog! Today is Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. How about a quiz to get us through the craziness? Do you shop the sales on Black… Continue reading Black Friday Quiz
This is somewhat late in the day, but hope everyone had either a Happy Thanksgiving or a very good Thursday. Or both!
Now that everything is settling back down somewhat, I have been working away on my Delftig mitts. They are moving along pretty well – in about 10 rows or so the decreases begin for the top. The waste stitches you see on the palm side are where the afterthought thumb goes. The thumbs get knit… Continue reading Marlisle Mitts Progress
Before we left on our trip last week, I spent a fair amount of time fretting about what projects to take along with me, coming up with pros and cons for all the possibilities. As usual, I wound up over-yarning by quite a bit. I wound up taking along my Delftig marlisle mittens, the yarn… Continue reading Cowl About Town
I had a fair amount of fun in Las Vegas this week, entirely aside from my visit to Sin City Knits 🙂 I’m not a gambler, and none of the big shows going on while we were there were of much interest to us. However, there are always things to do there. We stayed at… Continue reading Viva Las Vegas! (warning – photo heavy)
Well, now that we are back again, I can tell you about last week’s trip – to fabulous Las Vegas Nevada! DH’s company sent him and three coworkers to AutoCAD University for the week, and I got to tag along. We just had to cover my flight and meals, making it an irresistible bargain. We… Continue reading Sin City Knit Shop