I didn’t get a lot of knitting time in today, but at least I got a little start on my Pride socks for our Blogville KAL. I did say not much of a start. Oh well, with focusing on just these and Arachne I should hopefully be able to get them done this month. The… Continue reading Pride Sock KAL Start
A couple weeks ago, I saw this yarn from Old Crow ArtYarns on Etsy: I love What We Do In the Shadows, and it’s pretty yarn, so I bought it. Then when it showed up, I thought it would be cool to use for something with a bat pattern. So I found this cowl pattern… Continue reading Cool Idea Sadly Gone Wrong
For anybody that is or was a member of Bluprint (previously Craftsy), they are shutting down. If you have credits with them, you need to use them up by May 31st. If you have purchased classes from them, they are working on a way to let people download their classes. They are posting info on… Continue reading Bluprint/Craftsy News
Well, I finally made the decision between my rainbow yarn options, and wound up my Knitted Wit Radioactive Rainbow. It is very bright and cheery and makes me smile every time I look at it. Also, ultimately this is me with my Gnarledpaw yarn It’s my own, my Preciousssssssssss! How about you – have any… Continue reading Pride Sock KAL Prep
I’m just starting the webbing on the first sleeve! I had done 5 or so rows on it, then realized I had messed up the spacing. So I took it back to where I started, did some mathing, and now I think it’s right. It’s not going to narrow very much, because by this end… Continue reading Arachne Progress
In October 2017, I bought and read a book called Dimensional Tuck Knitting by Tracy Purtscher, which is about a new technique she developed for creating texture in knitted fabric. Today I took another day off from production knitting to just play around, and this time I finally got around to trying out some of… Continue reading Just 2 1/2 Years Later
As usual, please forgive the terrible indoor nighttime light. It’s not done done – it’s blocking right now, and I need to weave in a few ends. But mostly, it’s done!