A little while ago, I wrote about my Halloween yarn countdown sets and showed off the first mini of set #1. I’ve been posting each day’s minis on Instagram, but held off on showing them here until I was a little further into the set and had a reasonable feel for whether I liked the… Continue reading Halloween Yarn: It’s a Thing
Not a lot to report today – just got a few more inches done on my SIL’s socks. I’m actually at the start of the gussets, it’s moving along! It is nice to get going on them again 🙂
Not a lot accomplished on my SIL’s Soft Pretzel socks this week, I’m afraid. Between getting the brioche scarf done and starting Dolores’ pumpkin outfit and other random chores, I haven’t had a lot of patience for them. But starting tomorrow night, I’m getting at them! This evening I wound up doing a little stash… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
Just one more pass on the last row here, then the bind off, and this scarf is DONE! It has been an enjoyable knit, if a little repetitive. But it’s taught me a few more brioche moves that I think will let me make most of the things I eventually want to make. I have… Continue reading So Close!
I am a crazy Halloween lady. It is my favorite holiday by far. October 1st is the official start of the Halloween season for me, and it goes on until a couple days into November. So when I found out that yarn dyers were starting to do Halloween yarn advent sets, chaos ensued. So many… Continue reading Crazy Halloween Lady
Not much to report on the knitting front. We had a lot of little errands to run and things to do today, so did not get as much knitting done as I wanted to. Hopefully tomorrow will be a quiet, knit-filled day! What I did get done is a few more repeats on the Falling… Continue reading A Few Brioches More
Since yesterday’s post was about how my stash is out of control, today’s post is naturally about how somehow or another, I still don’t have quite all the yarn I could possibly need. This month’s Boost Your Knitting project is Flying Leaves, a brioche scarf designed to teach increases and decrease. I have done straight… Continue reading When the Stash Dive Turns Up Empty