Making good progress on my Throwback. This really is an easy knit – worsted weight yarn on size 8 needles is knitting up so quickly, and I love the Highland Duo main color yarn. It is so soft and cozy! As I was working on the colorwork over the weekend, it occurred to me this… Continue reading Wednesday WIP
I only have one active project right now, my Throwback cardigan, which I will write about tomorrow. But I’m about to have two more going a little later this week! On Thursday we will get the second Confident Knitting project. What type of project is it? Who is the designer? What is the technique? We… Continue reading Come On, April!
I did finally get those flower seeds planted, after the traditional rooting around through the garage to find the gardening supplies. These guys should be all ready to plant in about two months, no?
I actually starting this Friday night after I finished the Water shawl, but that doesn’t have any alliteration 🙂 I got my Throwback cardigan started, and it is going so fast! Seriously, after so many projects with fingering weight yarn and little needles, this thing is growing like magic. I have one more series of… Continue reading Saturday Start
My Water shawl is done! The short row lace sections give it a sort of curvy flow that I decided to go with in blocking rather than fighting it into straight lines. Not because I am too lazy to tug it straight at all 😉 The pattern is Water by Sylvia McFadden (Ravelry link). The… Continue reading FO Friday
Recently, a blog buddy asked where I hear about all these KALs I’ve been joining. I had to think about it a bit, as the information really does come from a diverse set of sources. But here is where I get info on KALs as well as a lot of other knitting news: Friends/blogs –… Continue reading Knitting News
Well, it was a busy weekend, and amongst the chores and errands, I managed to get a lot of crafting in as well! I wound the yarn for my northern lights Throwback cardigan Made a bunch of stitch markers – pictures of them at some point in the future 🙂 And otherwise, I just focused… Continue reading Crazy Crafty Weekend
Today is the one year anniversary of the day I got sent home from the office to work from home. Kathy at nothingbutknit recently posted an epic crafting quiz, much of which is about how your crafting has changed during the past year. She answered on her blog as did several other people, so check… Continue reading Epic Crafting Quiz
Since I finished the handwarmers, I’ve been focusing on the Water shawl. This is the first time in a while I’ve only had one project, and it is coming along pretty well! I’m about halfway through the 4th lace section, so 2 more of those to go, and 3 more garter stitch sections. The rows… Continue reading Wednesday WIP