The yarn is Radioactive Rainbow from Knitted Wit, and I didn’t really use a pattern, it’s just my plain toe-up sock recipe. If anyone is interested in the method, let me know and I will drone on about it in as much detail as you can stand 🙂 Happy Pride Month!
You may remember a couple weeks ago I bought some What We Do In The Shadows yarn, which I tried unsuccessfully to make into a bat cowl. I’ve been thinking since then that maybe that yarn would best be used for some kind of planned pooling project. For non-knitters, planned pooling is when you take… Continue reading Planned Pooling Party
For anyone wondering about our famous midnight sun This was indeed taken at midnight (2 minutes ago). It’s pretty bright out! And now we start losing daylight again. But we will still have pretty long days for the next couple months, at least. Also, belated Happy Juneteenth, and Happy Father’s Day!
Both sleeves are done! Now it’s on to finish the body.
We got some flowers! We have quite a few marigold buds ready to go, but here are the first two to pop! Also, our lilacs have started blooming! They smell lovely 🙂 And we have quite a few buds, so hopefully they will be blooming for us for a while. In knitting news, I finished… Continue reading Finally!
Getting there! I have turned the heel, so just knitting on the legs until I get tired of it or run out of yarn 🙂 Knitting with this yarn is making me so happy!
This week was VK Live’s second virtual event, and this one was as good as the first! My first class at this event was History, Methods and Styles of Lace Knitting with Franklin Habit, which was really interesting! He compared Orenburg, Shetland and Estonian laces, considering techniques and conventions of all three styles. We got… Continue reading Virtual VK Live
I got a start on the webbing on the second sleeve! But I have my classes Saturday and Sunday morning, so I’m not sure if I’ll have time to work on them before Monday. But even still, hopefully the second sleeve will be done by this time next week. Then on to the body!
I suddenly remembered yesterday afternoon that my Virtual VK live classes this weekend have homework! So currently interrupting my regularly scheduled knitting to get all of that going 🙂 I did get a bunch done on my Arachne and a little more done on my socks since last reports, so I will have a little… Continue reading Knitting Homework