This quiz is lifted from Karen at NothingButKnit who comes up with the best quizzes! Do you gift your handmade items? Do you have limits around who you gift to or what you gift? What type of things do you like to make and gift? Have you received handmade items? Have you ever asked for… Continue reading Knitting Gift Quiz
I’m so close to done with the 2nd tuck stitch cowl! I think one more round each of the black and purple, then binding off. Of the two current projects on the needles, this one is more of a time push – it is a Christmas present for someone in Japan, so it needs to… Continue reading Tuckered Out
In between working on Ixchel, I started another cowl that is a sort of practice sampler from my Tuck Stitches class. This one is in the Stockinette Tuck Stitch B pattern (I think). The resulting pattern looks like interlocking bubble strings. It looks like colorwork, but it really isn’t. It’s stripes, but with tuck stitches… Continue reading Tuck Stitch Sampler Cowl #2
As I have probably mentioned, I don’t really knit for other people very much. Most people either don’t really appreciate what goes into handknits, aren’t going to take care of them appropriately, or just don’t actually like knitted or handmade things. So I knit for myself and sometimes my Mom, and very occasionally my DH.… Continue reading Totally Knitworthy
I’m having an odd kind of conflict with myself right now – should I knit some of my coworkers small gifts? Now, this isn’t an odd question to most knitters – many folks knit for friends and relatives and even casual acquaintances all the time. But not me. I am a Selfish Knitter. With a… Continue reading Is it the Season to be Generous Yet?