We have had a busy time of it the last couple days – work is busy, a bunch of chores suddenly had to be done, Christmas shopping to be done… you know how it is. You may very well be in the same boat! Anyway, I have not had anything like as much time to… Continue reading Busy Time!
It’s been a bit of a week so far, so I gave myself permission to start a new project rather than the socks or Perfect Blend. One of these projects will be going in to work with me for a lunchtime project, but not quite yet. Anyway. I started a project using a new-to-me technique… Continue reading So Much for Focus
Mittens are done! These were quick and easy to knit, and have a nifty finish. The pattern is Totally Tubular Mittens, and the yarn is Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran in the poetically named color 300601. Whatever it is called, it is a bright and cheery red! When the design first got published, the photos included… Continue reading Totally Tubular Mittens Done!
Hey, you know when’s a really good time to get some knitting in? During printer installation. 😛
Not much knitting news to tell today. Did not have as much knitting time as I hoped I would – got up to where the thumb stitches get set aside. May be able to get finished tomorrow. It will depend, as always, on the amount of free time available! Hope your weekend is off to… Continue reading Mitten Knittin’
May is here, and with it a new project and new technique for the AC Knitwear Boost Your Knitting. This month, it is a pair of mittens that start with the tubular cast on. I had not heard of this cast on before, but having watched the video tutorial, I am sold! Basically you start… Continue reading Totally Tubular
In my previous post, I mentioned thrumming, without going much into what exactly that means. Basically, thrumming is a means of padding or thickening knitting by knitting little puffs of fleece into the fabric you are creating. The advantage to this is that it creates an extra layer of insulation. As the wearer uses the… Continue reading Thrumming? What Now?
I’ve had a little bit of activity this past weekend. First I finished a pair of slippers for my Mom, which she is happy with and consequently so am I 🙂 Then a little bit of reality intruded on my grand plans. Remember the Princess Line sweater of last year fame? That I started out… Continue reading Frogging, Thrumming, and Dithering
Here we are at the end of October, and for those of us in the northern part of the world, we are fast approaching mitten time. Toward that end, I have a trio of mitten books to tell you about – two of them new and one a bit older. First up, Knit Mitts (October 2017)… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Mitten Book Roundup