Month: July 2022
My third project for the Colour to Knit Club, the Flombre hat, is done! Flombre is made up of flowers and ombre, and is an exercise in combining two different gradients – one for the background and one for the flowers in the foreground. The yarns are changed over at different rates and in different… Continue reading Flombre Finish!
Knitter’s Bookshelf: Used Book Haul
We visited our local used bookstore, Title Wave, to cash in some of the massive amount of credits we have from a recent clearing out of our bookshelves. Although we are generally trying to get rid of books. sometimes its fun to poke around the shelves to see what is there. I think of it… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Used Book Haul
All the flowers continue to grow and bloom really well 🙂 All except that one in the middle on the left – not sure what it is up to, but blooming does not seem to be on it’s agenda. How is your garden growing?
All is moving along as usual. I finished the first sleeve on my Halloween sweater and have a start on the second one. Then it’s just steeking and button bands! There are a few more sections done on my Solstice shawl And the Flombre hat is finally really under way! So, progress! And this should… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
MatSu Fiber Festival!
This weekend is the annual MatSu Fiber festival in Palmer AK, which is about an hour away from my house. Mom, DH and I went, and as usual had a pretty good time 🙂 It is still not quite back to it’s pre-COVID activity level. However, there were classes in dyeing, weaving, felting, and spinning,… Continue reading MatSu Fiber Festival!
I’m back to having three projects on the needles, so things have slowed down a little, but not too badly! I’m about halfway down sleeve 1 on my Halloween sweater. Not too much further to go on this one, and it’s narrowing as I go, so hopefully won’t be too much longer on this one.… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
Yup, More Yarn
I just got my yarn for project 3 of the Colour for Knitting club. As you may have guessed, gradients are involved!
I’m in the unusual situation of having just two projects going right now – my Halloween sweater and my Solstice wrap – so they are both moving along pretty well! As usual, please excuse the terrible indoor nighttime photos The Halloween sweater is almost ready for binding off – the body at least. Then there’s… Continue reading Thursday ThWIPs