We have had a good solid week of below 0 (F) temperatures here, sometimes significantly below 0. Anchorage isn’t as cold as the interior, so we aren’t getting -50 like Fairbanks is, but we have been hovering between -5 and -20. Which is pretty cold. When it gets cold like this, any moisture in the… Continue reading A Little Nippy Out
Fair warning: I got a few knitting books for Christmas, and I’m just now finishing reading through them. So there are a few more book reviews coming over the next couple weeks! The first one I finished was Typographic Knitting: From Pixel to Pattern by Rudinger Schlomer. The interesting thing about this book is that… Continue reading Knitter's Bookshelf: Typographic Knitting
Well, our temperatures are in the negatives, and that means its time to hit the hot beverages hard. Toward that end, I got some new teas from Harney and Sons recently to give them a try. A new seasonal tea they recently put out is their 2020 Lunar New Year tea. It is a black… Continue reading Tea for Two: Random Tea for the New Year
Today’s knitting was on the Dockside cardigan, which is going along pretty well! This is the back of the sweater, and it is moving along OK. It’s nice to be knitting something out of big yarn and big needles! No problems so far (knock on wood). Today’s dweebery was going to see the new Star… Continue reading More Knitting and Dweebery
Thursday and Friday of this week we were back to work after taking off from Christmas through New Year’s Day. It was a really nice long break, but going back to work was a serious jolt. Now that I’m back, the reality of doing both my old job and my current job is really hitting… Continue reading Back to It
My first projects of the new year are underway! The Dockside cardigan is my first sweater project. The pattern is from Amy Herzog’s Custom Fit, so is to my measurements and yarn gauge. So I have no excuses if I mess it up! The yarn is Cascade 220. My first pair of socks for this… Continue reading First Projects of 2020
Best wishes for a wonderful 2020!