I didn’t get much knitting in today at all – just a few rows on my Perfect Blend shawl at lunch and during a phone meeting at work today. This evening was entirely taken up with a different kind of project – prepping to paint. We are going to paint our upstairs bathroom, and also… Continue reading Other Kind of Project
For those in the US, happy Independence Day! For everyone else, have a wonderful Thursday 🙂
It wound up looking OK, in spite of everything 🙂 Now that it is totally done, you can see a bit clearer I did wind up going to a second scrap ball of yarn. These are leftover bits from my Adventurous Wrap from Christmas before last. In addition to being a good exercise in general,… Continue reading Mini-Shawl #2, We Are Ended Now
Another installment in my extremely occasional series about felting wool and knitting on purpose. This time, I wondered if already felted yarn could felt as fabric at all. The yarn in question is the Schoppel Gradient I had left over from making the tuck stitch cowl from last month’s Boost Your Knitting. Schoppel Gradient is… Continue reading I Felt a Curiosity 3
Just got a very happy package from Scotland the other day – lovely stitch markers from Liz at Highlandheffalump! They are even prettier in person than in photos, and they work beautifully – no snagging, and they are very light as well. Love them!
Earlier this week, I told you about the motif designing exercise I needed to do as part of the Kate Davies Knitting Season thing. It took pretending I had an actual deadline and stressing myself out about it, but I finally got the assignment done! I wound up doing two motifs because I couldn’t narrow… Continue reading A Hex on Your Motifs
I finally started something! It’s been a couple days of spinning my wheels and not quite getting anything new started, but I finally got something going. That something is the little sampler exercise for the full size gansey I’m planning. I am working my way through making a gansey based on the lessons in Beth… Continue reading Gansey Sampler