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
I did finish the last sleeve of the cardigan (Last sleeve sounds like I'm an octopus, second would be more accurate). Now I need to block and finish, but I decided to start a pair of socks. I want to make a pair for E's teacher. E's having a great year, and I would like … Continue reading A slight diversion
Well, last I wrote about the Riverbed Architecture Socks that I'm making for Chad, I thought I had done the heel wrong. So, I tried knitting the second sock the way I thought it should work, and asked Chad to try it on. The first one fit much better (which I have to admit, if … Continue reading Socktober!
So, I tried the second sock knitting based on my understanding of the pattern. Of course it looked A LOT different, and didn't fit as well as the first. Which actually was a good thing, because all I had to rip back was the heel. I have to admit a sense of relief that I … Continue reading Socks – Must they Match?
So, I was working my way through the second sock of the Riverbed Architecture socks that I'm working on and the time came to start the heel. So I read through the instructions twice, and realized that if I was reading them correctly this time, I'd done the first sock incorrectly. I didn't do the … Continue reading Failure to read
Well, it appears that I need to do a little catch up. I have been knitting and thinking a lot about new projects. I did finally finish the pieces of Pieman: Now I need to assemble it. I did delay that for two reasons, as the weather finally became seasonal in August and we saw … Continue reading Progress and finishing: kid’s knitting