I was bored last Friday night. I turned to surfing the Internet, and my browsing came across Kollabora on Twitter. They had a teaser up about a Friday Challenge. It was Friday. I needed a challenge, so I hopped over to their blog entry. The challenge? Black and white stripes! I love the classic look […]Read More Yipes! Stripes!
I have discovered yarn mill ends. I often walked by them at A.C. Moore and passed them apprehensively. It wasn’t until I saw that a fellow crafter had bought a bag of really cool fancy red yarn for really cheap did I become interested in it. I bought some on Sunday. I got two one […]Read More Yarn Mill Ends
It’s Hockey Day in America! To celebrate, I’m modeling the hat I started (and did finish) here. Yes, the Orange and Black Attack hat is done and ready for the Flyers to start winning. Please. Even though it’s been a rough start for them, I still love’em.Read More Hockey Day in America
I’ve got to hand it to Knit Picks. Within a half hour of sending an e-mail explaining my situation with the TRY IT needle set, they responded, not only with an apology, but they are sending me a new set of tips! They get an A+ for customer service in my book.Read More Knit Picks, Pt. 2
I usually get a little money from Christmas, and I then place a nice Knit Picks order for myself. This is the only time they’ve disappointed me. I ordered the TRY IT Needle set, which includes three different types and sizes of tips, two 24″ cables, cable caps, and a cable key. I needed a […]Read More Knit Picks TRY IT Needle Set
A while ago, one of my doctors asked me knit her cat Kashmir, a seal point Siamese, a sweater. I finally found the time to knit said cat sweater. It looks sort of sad and pathetic here, but I hope that kitty gets to strut around in his new duds. The neck may seem skinny, […]Read More Cat Sweater
It’s no secret I’m a HUGE Philadelphia Flyers fan, so it was a no-brainer when I heard the huge skein or orange and black self-striping yarn calling my name at Jo-ann Fabrics the other day. It’s acrylic-ally goodness is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns Team Spirit line. The yarn is typical of Red Heart’s scratchy […]Read More Orange and Black Attack Hat WIP