It goes on and on – it does not end! 4.5 more rows to go! And then the bindoff!
I have turned the heel on my pencil sock, and started the leg. Now it’s straight knitting until I switch to the yarn for the eraser part!
You may have heard in January that Amy Herzog was shutting down Custom Fit. Her blog post on the topic is here. Well, as of earlier this month, Amy announced that Custom Fit has been bought by a fellow knitter and nerd, who is said to have some exciting new ideas for features. Blog post… Continue reading Random Knitting World News
My quickie hat is done! The yarn is some bulky weight yarn that I got from Ms. Monster in a yarn destash she did a little while ago. It is one of her yarns, but did not come with a tag, so I don’t know what the colorway is. I didn’t use a pattern. It… Continue reading Friday Eve FO
My remaining two active projects are moving along, and I started what will hopefully be a little quick one! The It’s All Right mobius cowl is moving along. 23 rows left to do on it! Unfortunately, they are very long rows. But I’m hopeful I can get it done within the next week. The pencil… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
I finished my Op Tiki scarf! The pattern is Op Tiki (Ravelry link). I have been wanting to do this pattern for a while, and am very happy with how it turned out. This is a slip stitch pattern, which is pretty intuitive once you have been through a repeat once. It is a pretty… Continue reading Grooviness Completed
Keepers of the Sheep is an interesting newish book which I believe is self-published by the author, Irene Waggener. The author worked with people from a village (Timloukine) in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco to learn about their knitting traditions and their culture, and came away with a wealth of information. The book is… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Keepers of the Sheep
Another month, another Vogue Knitting Live! This month, I lined up early morning classes for Thursday, Friday and Saturday. How early? 10 – 12 Eastern time, which is 6 – 8 Alaska time. Plus side I didn’t have to take any time off from work. Minus side – that means getting up at 5:30, which… Continue reading Baltic Binge at VK Live