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
While the monsters are taking a lot of my time, I do have another project on the needles. I decided it was time to try a shawlette. Many of the podcasts I listen to have been talking about them, from Stash & Burn to Double Knit and The Knitmore Girls, it seems that whenever I … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Trying something new
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
The other thing I love about felted (or fulling, as I recall it's more accurately called) is how quickly the items knit up. I get to work on really big needles with really big yarn. The base is done, and the roof is nearing completion. So far so good!
Well, I've made it to the end of the month. I wasn't sure if I could, but I actually managed to post something every single day of the month! I've found a few new knitting blogs doing this, and I have to agree with the sentiments that others have expressed. I think posting every single … Continue reading WIP Wednesday
So a few weeks ago, my left elbow hurt after I took a somewhat long (for me) bike ride. I thought it was just irritated, so I waited a few weeks before I called the doctor. Well after three months of it getting worse, I finally called. Long boring story short, I have tennis elbow. … Continue reading Limping my way through stockinette