My mittens are finished! The pattern is Burnished Mittens. They were designed by Lily Kate France, and are part of AC Knitwear’s Confident Knitting. This month’s technique is Vikkel braids, which you see around the houndstooth pattern panel. The yarn is Old Maiden Aunt Superwash merino 4-ply, in the Lon-Dubh colorway. I’m not sure what… Continue reading FO Finally
I abandoned my other two projects for the last couple days in hopes of getting the second Burnished mitten done by the end of the month. I might just make it! Do you ever impose random deadlines on yourself for no good reason? Do tell!
In addition to DH’s socks, I have two ongoing projects, both of which are moving along. My second Burnished mitten is around halfway done. I’ve got maybe 15 more rows until the thumb separation, then the hand and thumb. I was hoping to get this done by the end of July. Maybe that will happen?… Continue reading Wednesday WIPS
Our flowers are filling out pretty well! Are you growing any plant life this year? And if so, how is it going?
Making some progress with DH’s socks The other two projects are also coming along – will hopefully have something to show on them over the next couple of days 🙂 How did your Monday go?
In addition to the DH’s socks of earlier post fame, I’ve got two projects on the needles right now. The Cemetery Drive cowl is moving along. I like the yarn colors together a lot, and it is a pretty straightforward pattern. So far, so good! The first Burnished mitten is done, and got a little… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
Over the weekend I started a pair of generic socks for DH. The yarn is sport weight, and they are getting done so fast! I’m hoping to get these done in pretty short order. He has requested a few more pairs, and I’d like to get one more pair done for myself this year and… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
My flowers are all blooming away or getting ready to. That’s a big relief, as there were some that I didn’t think were going to make it earlier this summer.
DH, Mom and I went to Palmer today for the MatSu Fiber Festival! I have been to this festival several times over the years. Last year’s was cancelled, like much else in 2020. This year’s fest was a smaller event in many ways. There weren’t as many vendors as other years. However, there were a… Continue reading MatSu Fiber Festival!