I’m making great progress on my brother’s KISS mittens – about 3/4 of the way done with the first one! The pattern is KISS (Ravelry link) by Lotta Lundin. I’m using Knit Picks Palette in white and black for the yarn. It’s a pretty easy knit – the pattern is clear, as are the directions.… Continue reading Mitten Monday
Not much knitting news today, so here’s a picture of the moon rising over the mountains 🙂
Well, I’m back to working on more than one project again! It feel more normal, but I notice the projects are moving a bit slower 🙂 The blue-green cardigan fronts in the back are Drops 106-11 Jacket (Ravelry link), which I started much earlier this year and set aside for Halloween knitting time. The black… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
Hope everyone who celebrates had a magical Halloween. For everyone else, hope your Monday was good 🙂 My annual yarnstravaganza is over now, leaving me with a lot of miniskeins and some nifty small project kits. Here are the last two of the Fangirl Fibers Cryptids kits: Left is Nessie, which comes with a hat… Continue reading Happy Halloween!!
I finally have a finished object on a Friday! My Bone-a-Fide mitts are done! The pattern and yarn are from the Jimmy Beans Fright club this year. They go nicely with the matching hat. I have quite a bit of both the self-striping and the black yarn left. There is also a cowl pattern with… Continue reading FO Friday
Pattern is Ghost Knitter’s Shawl by Ambah O’Brien. The cream color yarn is Red Fox from Madelintosh, the orange is Witch Teeth tweed from Gnarled Paw yarn, and the stripes are a mini set from Northern Bee (the dyer previously known as A Tree Hugger’s Wife yarn). All from stash! Almost ready for spooooOOoOoky season!
I swear I will get back to Sock-it-to-Me Monday one of these days, though probably not until after the holidays. Until then I have an entirely self-imposed ton of mitts and mittens to make, preferably before Christmas. So here is my current mitt, just finished today… Bone-A-Fide mitt #1! This is from this year’s Jimmy… Continue reading Mitt Monday
My Halloween countdown yarn continues to be full of fun surprises 🙂 The latest 8 mini-skeins of 31 Days of Haunted America from Fangirl Fibers are based on (l-r) Whaley House in San Diego, CA; Bodie, CA; The Biltmore Estate, Asheville SC; Oxford Saloon, Snohomish WA; Beast of Bray Road, Elkhorn WI; Eastern State Penitentiary,… Continue reading Countdown to Halloween – Week 3
27 lucky years with this guy! He sent me the usual spooky romantic floral arrangement We went out for a nice dinner last night, and are having a little staycation with a few days off from work. Here’s hoping for 27 more!