I started doing my actual real swatch for Arachne yesterday, using one of the gray skeins I was originally going to use for the web. Because it is easy social knitting, I took it along when we went out for breakfast. Three people stopped by our table to ask or talk about it, which was… Continue reading Swatch Out!
I got this card in a yarn shipment today. It made me smile a bit, but got me thinking – what would my crafting confession be? While I was thinking about that, I sat down to work on my Niazuma. Now, the couple days I’ve been working on it, it has seemed kind of big… Continue reading Crafting Confession
Today was a pretty good day as far as getting some knitting done! Most of that was on my Forest Weave, but not all of it. Around midafternoon I realized I had complete flaked on my Custom Fit subscription for at least one, and possibly two, months. I have until the 31st to generate this… Continue reading Swatching on the High Seas
In between all the Knitting Season exercises and all the other stuff going on, I have been getting in a little work on my Find Your Fade. This evening I finally got to another color! I will be alternating the French Toast (lavender) and Gin and Tonic (blue) for a few rows, than on to… Continue reading A Little of This
Time to take a short break from relentlessly going on about what I’m knitting now by taking a look at what I plan to knit next! Directly next are swatches for this month and next month’s Custom Fit patterns. In looking through my stash, I discovered that I had 2 sweater quantities each of two… Continue reading Next!
In the month since starting my subscription to Amy Herzog’s Custom Fit, I believe I have done more swatching that in the whole past year. Mostly this is because after you get your measurements in, the process starts with your swatch. So if you want a pattern, get swatching! “I hate swatching!” You might say.… Continue reading Swatch Out
After the great experience I had making my gray cardigan (of earlier post fame), I had been giving a lot of thought to getting a subscription to Amy Herzog’s Custom Fit site. I had been kind of thinking about it for a while, but given how well my CF experimental sweater turned out, it was… Continue reading NightSwatch