The time for our Arachne knit along is creeping closer! For anyone thinking about participating, I have some questions for you: What date do you feel like you will be ready to cast on:-Saturday April 4-Saturday April 18-Saturday April 25-I hate all these dates. Here’s the one I like: 2. Are you interested in having… Continue reading Arachne KAL Poll
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
Getting a start on my Niazuma tee! It is a little hard to see the pattern because theyarn color is “light absorbing black hole”. Seriously though, it’s Slate. There’s not a lot of detail to this sweater – in a few more rows I will be done with the little purled detail at the hips,… Continue reading Wednesday WIP
At long last, the never-ending sweater is done! I finished sewing it together and weaving in ends and so on Tuesday night in Fairbanks. Then I wore it Wednesday and Thursday and today. Because it was super cold outside, and my new sweater is very cozy 🙂 Excuse the murky hotel room photo above –… Continue reading FO Friday – Dockside is Done!
Like Halloween? Or spiders? Want to participate in a fun KAL that will get you sweater-ready for this fall? Sarah of mildlygranola and I will be making Andi Satterlund’s Arachne sweater next month, and you are welcome to knit along with us! There are plenty of options for modifying this sweater – a few brave… Continue reading Spooky Spiderweb KAL
When I set out my knitting plan for 2020, I planned to do 6 sweaters. 5 were already picked out, and there were a few more under consideration for #6. What I finally decided on was Arachne by Andi Satterlund – part of her Spooky collection from last Halloween. I have some lovely purple yarn… Continue reading Addendum to The Plan
Dockside is moving right along! One of the nifty features of the fronts and the sleeves is that the ribbing doesn’t end in a straight line. On the fronts the line of the ribbing changing to stockinette forms angles in to the center. There is a similar slant on the sleeves. It’s not a lot… Continue reading Progress on Both Fronts