Once I actually got going on this, it went pretty quickly. And just in time – we need some hats right now! Yarn and pattern were a kit from Calypso Farm in Fairbanks, AK.
I did get a lot of knitting time in yesterday, some of it in public, and managed to get my Apple Swizzle hat done! The pattern is by Thea Colman (Baby Cocktails) and the main feature is dip stitches. Dip stitches are when you pull extra loops of yarn through the fabric you are knitting… Continue reading Apple Swizzle Hat is Done!
This week was mostly a blur. It consisted of a whirlwind work trip to Seattle, in which I got an awful lot of work done, and not a lot of sleep. But in between work tasks, I did finish the two kits I took with me (if you ignore the maybe hour of knitting I… Continue reading Quick Travel Knits
2018 is off to a pretty productive start! Last Sunday, I sat down to watch a Craftsy class and made this… The pattern is Ribby Slouchy Beanie, and it is free on Knit Collage’s website. The yarn is Daisy Chain by Knit Collage, which is why the little daisies are on there. That is not… Continue reading Hooray for Super Bulky!
As I mentioned in my last post, I recently took a design class with Kirsten Kapur, and designed and completed a hat. (I also designed a shawl, but it is not knitted yet). And the process (for me, anyway) went beyond the class. I had a finished hat at the end of the class, but further… Continue reading Hats Off to You!
Whew! It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks since I last posted. Week before last, I was on a work trip, where no notable knit-related things happened. The trip was to a town without a yarn shop or much of a knitting community as far as I could see. However, I did finish two small… Continue reading Quite a Few Weeks