I seem to have created quite a queue of finishing projects for myself. I've knitted all the pieces of my ruffled cardigan and finished the Lintella as well. I need to block and assemble the cardigan (now that I found the sleeves that I'd managed to misplace for three days), block the Lintella, and I … Continue reading Travel knitting
Wow, this summer flew by - a sentiment I've heard by many people this summer. We've had a wonderul one - filled with softball, sand and swimming. And a bit of knitting, but not as much as I'd hoped. I've been focusing on two projects this summer. My Lintilla, and a baby sweater that I … Continue reading Summer?
A few weeks ago, I was reading Turtle Girls' Blog and she mentioned a mystery knitalong that she was running with her friend from Dragonfly Fibers - the Djinni Sock. I was smitten, but knew I had to finish my monsters. I picked out a nice purple (before I read Christi's warning about not using … Continue reading Wednesday WIP: Socks
It's no secret that I've been feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the monsters I've been knitting. I love them, but I do like some variety in my projects. When I entered my latest project in Ravelry I realized the monster I finished yesterday was the 4th one. I'm done with monsters for a while. … Continue reading Rut Race: Days 1 & 2
So, as I stated in my last post, E and her teacher thought it would be great if I could knit a monster for her science teacher's new little girl. I do love making these little monsters, so it wasn't a tough sell. I did think it was time to change up patterns, so I … Continue reading More Monsters!
As suspected, once I hit the color-work on my Dale Sweater the yoke was going to fly by. I cast off the second shoulder this evening: This is when I'm really glad I knit the sleeves first. I'm not sure I'd have the will to continue after pushing through this body. Here's a close up … Continue reading Wednesday WIP: Slogging pays
So, the slog through the miles and miles of white stockinette (or 20 inches - which still felt like miles) is finally complete. As I suspected, once I got through it, the color work would seem to fly, simply because I lack any sort of self control and would have to keep going. The other … Continue reading Finally Colorwork!