So, before I knew it November rolled around again. NaNoWriMo is something that I became aware of a few years ago listening to CraftLit. Listening I also learned about Shannon Okey's NaKniSweMo in which knitters try to knit a sweater in one month. Two years ago I actually did it and knit Wendy Bernard's Tang … Continue reading NaKniSweMo – Who knows?
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
I finished the front of Pieman. I seriously hope this sweater isn't too big. Now I'm reading others have done much smaller sizes for kids about E's age. I'm still happy with how this is turning out. I've gotten yarn for my next project, even though I haven't finished this one. Today I wound some … Continue reading Progress on the Pieman and a new project
I've been plowing through E's new sweater. The back is complete: Here's a close up of the cable detail: Once I got the pattern memorized, it really started to fly. I do need to pay attention, as I've had to tink back a few cables to correct the direction on occassion. Other than that I'm … Continue reading Pie Man & Spinning!
My Cleopatra Sock is moving along. It feels like it's moving pretty quickly, as I am encouraged to see what the next step will bring. I turned the heel: And I've wrapped the snake around the ankle: After knitting more last night, I'm nearly ready to start the head!
So, the first one was such a hit, I'm planning two more. I bought yarn this weekend for one for me and one for c. I got the yarn at Twin Hearts Handworks (the site isn't available right now, so I can't link). I got blue & white for C and purple for me. I … Continue reading Another Inga Hat
Well, I finished my Christmas knitting (by the skin of my teeth), but didn't take any pictures till last weekend. Here are the socks I made for my father in law: I think they look best on the feet, but without a willing model here's the pattern with a little stretching: This is the Stalker … Continue reading Christmas Knitting