My Falling Leaves scarf is done! This was a great skill builder for me, as I not only learned to do brioche increases and decreases, but also the two color Italian cast on AND the tubular cast off. Here it is before I blocked it. Very squishy and cushy. You can see the edging is… Continue reading Brioche Increases and Decreases – Check!
The knitting part is over – whew! Now just a little blocking, which I am going to have to do in two parts… and then a little finishing, and I am done! I’m thinking about doing long tassels alternating the aqua and pink on each end, and then doing that kind of macrame knotting with… Continue reading Done! (mostly)
Progress continues on all fronts, if a little slowed down because I let myself get spread too thin again! For the moment, I have decided that DH’s slippers will be the weeknight project, because short bursts of knitting time will work fine for them, Twinkle is the workday lunch project for similar reasons, and Glenesk… Continue reading Twinkle and Glenesk
For a long time, I resisted shawls as a knitting project option. Other knitters were working away at them, sometimes quite a lot of them. I saw the patterns on Ravelry and in the magazines, and sometimes would even stop to look longingly at them before deciding to pass. More recently, I have grown to… Continue reading We All Shawl Down