Category Archives: Knitting

Finished Object: Pumpkin Hat

Last week I finished a quick knit for my brand new nephew (he’s so cute I could DIE). Basically I just used Stephanie Pearl-McPhee’s recipe for hats and added an icord stem. It’s not very elaborate but it’s functional.   … Continue reading

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Two Rows

If you’re like me, you haven’t really been able to do much of anything the last six months other than obsessively scroll through twitter and the news. Just stare at a screen, scared and angry. At turns worried and embarrassed. … Continue reading

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After several false starts I’ve finally made some progress on a sweater! I’m making a baby sweater so I can see how the whole sweater process works and last night I separated the body & the sleeves and it’s LOOKING … Continue reading

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Gadgets (aka, All I Want For Christmas)

I’m a bit of a gadget person. If there’s a thing out there that solves an issue in a clever way, I want it. You know who is GREAT at this? Akerworks. I have a few of their bobbins – … Continue reading

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Adding to the Universe

Been working on the cabled scarf – more about that below but I wanted to get a pic in! Hoo boy – things have been rough the past few days, haven’t they? Well…this whole year really. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Writing a pattern?

Today I am full of questions! Ages ago I started a scarf for my friend Nate. He requested a cable scarf in green. I originally chose the Celtic Cable Scarf by Vanessa Lewis. It’s a beautiful pattern, good yarn but dang … Continue reading

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What I’m working on

I’ve been in a bit of knitting funk lately. I did finish a hat but haven’t taken any pictures of it…so it’s a bit hard to blog about. Mostly I’ve been thinking about knitting and then slowly working on my … Continue reading

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I did it!

I did it! I finished the mittens! Ok, so I was over a month late. And I had to spend about 18-22 hours over a 72 hour period to finish them. Staying up way too late each night. And yes, … Continue reading

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