See that person up there? Yup, that’s me, modeling the first sweater that I ever knit. I wore it yesterday, actually, on the recommendation of someone said that I should. So, here’s a look back at my first sweater. It’s Pattern 13 in the Noro: Catwalk 2 book by Jenny Watson. I am often afraid […]Read More My First Sweater: A Look Back
I have finished knitting my Taiyo Shawl, and now it’s blocking time! Time to get out the mats, pins, and wool wash. I’m anxious to see how this piece’s lace section open up. Unfortunately, I ran out of the Taiyo yarn about 2/3 of the way through. I should know better by now, but the […]Read More Taiyo Shawl: Blocking Time!
I love Noro yarns. I love the funky colorways and the variations in the yarn itself. I know it’s pricey, but I get it about once a year as a treat for myself. This year, it’s the Noro Taiyo Sock yarn (that is being discontinued by the way) that I bought at the Ball & […]Read More WIP: Taiyo Sock Sleeveheart Shawl
Yup. I’m playing Pokémon GO. I caught some special Pokémon this morning, and decided to see if Ravelry had any special knitting patterns pertaining to the pocket monster I caught. I was in luck! I had a very productive Pokémon GO session. Sam, my DH, was driving, and I managed to catch a Pikachu, Poliwag, […]Read More Pokémon GO and Knitting
First off, sorry about the blurry photo….it’s all I got today. I’m experimenting with a chevron pattern and stripes right now on a scarf. Strangely, it’s something I’ve always to play with, but never really did, until I came across Benjamin Matthews’ Chevron Study Scarf pattern (It’s free on Ravelry.). I’m not following the pattern […]Read More Experimenting with Chevron Stripes
Remember that beautiful skein of alpaca yarn that I showed off a few days go? Here are the FO’s that I created from it. It love these finished alpaca yarn projects! First off, I knit I scarf. I used a lacy rib stitch I got out of a book called The Essential Stitch Collection. It’s […]Read More FO Fun: Finished Alpaca Projects
I received this skein of Aslan Rends Royal Alpaca yarn through a Ravelry swap I participated in. I have been holding on to it for a quite a while, as it is one of the few luxury yarns I have right now. I guess you could say I was saving it for a rainy day. […]Read More Stash Flash: Aslan Trends Royal Alpaca
Yup, my second raglan sweater from here is complete! I finished it last night and am wearing it today. Again, it’s based on the raglan sweater pattern found in Knitting for Dummies. I modified the particular sweater so the length is shorter, and and it’s short-sleeved, as well. I worked on this sweater while at […]Read More Finished Object: Second Raglan
Wo hoo! I finally finished to Top Down Raglan Sweater pattern from Knitting for Dummies. I’m actually surprised as to how good it came out, considering you need to knit a swatch for it. (Yeah, really!) I’m really proud of it. My husband said it’s the most professional looking garment I’ve knit to date. That’s […]Read More Finished Object! Raglan Sweater
Ha! I knocked out my own Miss Marple scarf over the weekend! I’m glad I have it because it’s freaking cold today, and it wears great under my coat. I do have some notes about the project. I also have them noted on the piece’s Ravelry project page. This particular pattern has METRIC measurements. If […]Read More Mystery Solved!