I started doing my actual real swatch for Arachne yesterday, using one of the gray skeins I was originally going to use for the web. Because it is easy social knitting, I took it along when we went out for breakfast. Three people stopped by our table to ask or talk about it, which was… Continue reading Swatch Out!
I got this card in a yarn shipment today. It made me smile a bit, but got me thinking – what would my crafting confession be? While I was thinking about that, I sat down to work on my Niazuma. Now, the couple days I’ve been working on it, it has seemed kind of big… Continue reading Crafting Confession
Getting a start on my Niazuma tee! It is a little hard to see the pattern because theyarn color is “light absorbing black hole”. Seriously though, it’s Slate. There’s not a lot of detail to this sweater – in a few more rows I will be done with the little purled detail at the hips,… Continue reading Wednesday WIP
My Shark Bite 3D socks are coming along! I have about an inch or so to do on the feet before the heel turn. Then the legs will be fun, as that is where the shark part comes in! I also just now figured out that since I’m not traveling again for a while, I… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
At long last, the never-ending sweater is done! I finished sewing it together and weaving in ends and so on Tuesday night in Fairbanks. Then I wore it Wednesday and Thursday and today. Because it was super cold outside, and my new sweater is very cozy 🙂 Excuse the murky hotel room photo above –… Continue reading FO Friday – Dockside is Done!
Like Halloween? Or spiders? Want to participate in a fun KAL that will get you sweater-ready for this fall? Sarah of mildlygranola and I will be making Andi Satterlund’s Arachne sweater next month, and you are welcome to knit along with us! There are plenty of options for modifying this sweater – a few brave… Continue reading Spooky Spiderweb KAL
The Shark Attach 3D socks are coming along pretty well! Last week they were my travel time knitting, and there was airport and flight time aplenty to work on them. Fairbanks is a shorter flight, but around the same amount of time in the airports, so we’ll see how much gets added on this week… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday