This is my second short cowl from the Holiday Doodle cowl pattern. It’s a pretty simple one – the pattern has a lot of lovely stranded knitting motifs included, but I just picked a couple for this one. The yarn is all Knit Picks Swish in White, Arctic, Serene, and Dusk. I’m happy with it… Continue reading Snowflake Cowl is Done!
The pattern is KISS by Lotte Lundin (Ravelry link) The yarn is Knit Picks Palette in black and white. It was a fun knit, and hopefully my brother will enjoy his Christmas present 🙂
The first Elvis mitten is done! I am making these for my SIL’s Christmas gift, 1 more to go, then on to a pair of KISS mittens for my brother.
This week I’ve got two projects I can show and one I can’t yet. First, 106-11, of earlier post fame The back of my cardigan is done and I have a start on the fronts. It’s moving along reasonably well! The other project is a pair of mittens I have started as a Christmas gift… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
I have been knitting and knitting and knitting on the Findhorn Wrap, and am still not even close to a quarter of the way done. I was a bit farther along than this, but still something like 24 more squares to knit on this strip – and then 3 more like it. I just completely… Continue reading One Project Frogged, Another Started
This Q & A is stolen borrowed from Karen at NothingButKnit, as ususal 🙂 Have you made holiday decorations for your home? What have you made? Do you have a tradition of making something every year? Did you craft for holidays when you were a child? Do you have a memory of something you made? Do… Continue reading Holiday Q&A
I’m really wresting with whether or not to knit gifts for some of my coworkers. It goes without saying that my knitworthy friend Nora is getting something or the other. Maybe a cowl, maybe a phone cozy – I don’t really know yet. But something. It’s late November, so I have to decide quick.There are… Continue reading Merry Stitchmas
I am currently 4 rows away from being done with the first triangle (half) of my ADVENTurous wrap, and slightly over a third of the way through putting together my geek-along afghan. When I have achieved a solid halfway in each project, I will do better photos, but for now, here’s where I was on… Continue reading Progress – not a lot, but progress
Advent is soon upon us, and with it the vast array of Advent calendars. For anyone who didn’t grow up with this tradition, Advent in most mainstream Christian churches is the four Sundays (and encompassed weekdays) leading up to Christmas. There may be special liturgy, hymns and other activities in this time period of “expectant… Continue reading Advent-ures