After a very long pause, my Just Beachy shawl is finished! Here it is right after I cast off, so not blocked or finished in any way This thing is BIG. So here it is once it was blocked. My Mom very kindly wove the ends in for me, and in exchange I started a… Continue reading Just Beachy is Done!
It’s been a while again since I posted last – I keep meaning to post much more regularly but life is getting away from me right now. Oh well, I’ll just keep trying! In the meantime, I now have TWO WIPs on my needles! Almost back up to normal count but not quite there yet.… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs
My cardigan is finally done!! Patten is Drops 106-11 Jacket with Shawl Collar. (Ravelry link) The yarn is Tivoli Collezione S. Charles (?) 52% silk and 48% kid mohair, so it is beautifully drapey. It was just plain white, but Alissa of Headknits custom dyed it for me. She used a very cool technique that… Continue reading Saturday Sweaterday!
Still working on all three projects from last week, but I’m glad to say there is progress on them all! The fronts and back of my cardigan are done, they are sewn together at the shoulders, and the collar is done as well. These are the sleeves, and they are moving along pretty well! These… Continue reading Wednesday WIPs – More of the Same Things
The pattern is KISS by Lotte Lundin (Ravelry link) The yarn is Knit Picks Palette in black and white. It was a fun knit, and hopefully my brother will enjoy his Christmas present 🙂
Progress on all the projects right now! Cardigan fronts are done – will get started on the sleeves…sometime soon. Not today. Now that the gold yarn situation is sorted out, my Mom’s Holiday Doodle cowl is moving along. And finally, have a start on the cuff of the second of my brother’s KISS mittens. What… Continue reading Thursday ThWIPs
One of my current WIPs, a Holiday Doodle cowl, has been giving me fits. I kept trying to start, and just could not get enthused about it at all. I just could not get the right yarn for one of the colors I wanted to use. First try – that yellow is way too bright.… Continue reading Finding Just the Right Gold
Hope everyone who celebrates had a magical Halloween. For everyone else, hope your Monday was good 🙂 My annual yarnstravaganza is over now, leaving me with a lot of miniskeins and some nifty small project kits. Here are the last two of the Fangirl Fibers Cryptids kits: Left is Nessie, which comes with a hat… Continue reading Happy Halloween!!
I finally have a finished object on a Friday! My Bone-a-Fide mitts are done! The pattern and yarn are from the Jimmy Beans Fright club this year. They go nicely with the matching hat. I have quite a bit of both the self-striping and the black yarn left. There is also a cowl pattern with… Continue reading FO Friday