My bat cowl is coming along pretty well! I’m actually binding off the lower edge right now, but it may need more finishing. I tried a couple different edge treatments, and none of them was great. The last thing I tried is an i-cord bindoff with a different but coordinating purple yarn that looks halfway… Continue reading Wednesday WIP: Going Batty
Making good progress on my Halloween socks – I am about halfway up my feet. One sad thing – I thought this yarn was self-striping. No such luck! It just kind of looked that way initially. Now that I am up to my final stitch count to fit my feet, it turns out they are… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday: Haunted Socks
After taking an unreasonably long time to knit, considering they are fingerless gloves, the Haunted Handwarmers are done! The pattern and yarn are from Jimmy Beans, and were a Fright Club option. You can definitely see where the rows ended. Maybe it’s because they’re haunted? Or more likely because I cannot seem to get it… Continue reading Haunted Handwarmers Done!
No FOs quite yet, but I did make some progress on my What We Do In the Shadows (WWDITS) cowl. I decided to do planned pooling, but just do columns of color, and to make it a little more vampirey, added in a bat motif that I had the pattern for from my Fangtastic Socks.… Continue reading No FO
Having finished my slippers, I found the temptation to dig into my fall projects too strong and wound up starting my Haunted Handwarmers. This is the smaller of the Halloween advent projects from Jimmy Beans this year. It wasn’t like the project or yarn colors were really a surprise, so it got to be kind… Continue reading It’s October Eve!
If you are looking for a little Halloween pattern to make, a couple of cute cowl patterns have recently come out – the Broom Riding Cowl (Etsy link) Alissa mentioned on HeadKnits, and the Cemetery Drive cowl (Etsy link, though it is also on Ravelry) Happy Spooky Knitting!