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
As usual, please excuse the terrible indoor nighttime lighting. But it’s done! I’m glad to have it finished by the end of the year – I have big knitting plans for next year, and would like to start fresh. I just got the second sleeve done today and sewed the side seams, then chucked it… Continue reading Forest Weave Done!
Halfway done with sleeve 1 and no disasters so far! It helps that they are pretty short sleeves. I haven’t had a lot of time to knit over the last couple days, but hopefully starting Thursday there will be lots more time. At least for a couple of days!
The second body piece of Forest Weave is done! I finished knitting it last night, then decided to wash and dry both pieces. The yarn is plain linen, so it is a little stiff and crumpled right off the needle. The next part is sewing the shoulder seams, and then the sleeves get picked up… Continue reading Off to Sleeve Island
This is a Rock-Climbing cowl that I am knitting with one of my souvenir skeins from Sin City Knit Shop in Las Vegas. It has been in my desk drawer at work for the last couple weeks as my lunch/boring phone meeting project. I’m kind of jazzed to be using a souvenir skein so soon… Continue reading Yep – Another Cowl
That’s how my Forest Weave is going. I’m actually making decent progress, but it is not a super-fun knit. I have half a pattern repeat to go, then the back (or front – they are the same so it doesn’t matter which is which) is done! However, half a pattern repeat is still a lot… Continue reading KnitKnitKnitKnitKnit Cable!
Slightly over a year ago, I changed from my old job to a new one at the same company. You can read about it here, if you are interested. Well, as it turned out, that was not the end of me doing that job. The lady who took it over quit with very scant notice,… Continue reading I Spoke Too Soon, As It Turned Out