Tube Socks!

Rats, I’m not going to be able to go back to the PA Renaissance Faire this year, but I did make some lovely socks from that lovely sock yarn from the KareDan Farming Initiative!  They are just tube socks, but here are my feet modeling them.  I wear them to bed because they are so […]

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Long Lean Sweater Weeks 5 & 6

I am in the home stretch!  All I have to do is finish the border, sew the side seams, do the pocket borders and sew them together, and block.  This is exciting! Since I didn’t update last week on my progress, I finished both sleeves and the back.  The back took FOREVER to finish.  The […]

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A year ago today, if you would have told me I would be picking up 398 stitches in a sweater, I would’ve laughed at you. Today, though, I have been officially knitting for a year!  Granted, I could only cast on and somehow make a slipknot, but, you have to start somewhere.  I can’t believe […]

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National I Love Yarn Day!

What is your favorite yarn?  Why do you like it?  I love to hear what you have to say. Right now my favorite yarn is Malabrigo Rios.  I love the feel and the fact that is machine washable. Sorry that I’ve again dropped the ball this week.  I will be back on track next week.  […]

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Where I’ve Been

Ok, yeah, so I haven’t posted in a few days.  To make a long story short, something happened and I needed to get some help.  And I did and am recovering now.  I don’t want to bore you all with the details, but I am back, crafting, and hoping to get into the swing of […]

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Long Lean Sweater: Week 4

I’m still working on the back panel of the sweater, but I have finished the back shaping and hope to start the raglan edging tonight.  Then, on to the sleeves!  Otherwise, not a whole lot to report on my progress.  I did take another few days off on the weekend and knit a sock in […]

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October Crafting Ideas

October is one of my favorite times of year.  Well, mostly because my birthday is in the month, but it’s when fall really kicks into gear without being too cold and quite pretty with the foliage.  It’s a great time to get crafting, and here are some ideas that I have come across, along with […]

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