Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cowl update and new socks

I’ve got just an inch or so left to knit on the Juliet Poe cowl, so I left it at home this morning because I didn’t want to risk running out of knitting on my commute. The color changes are … Continue reading

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Hooky Sunday

A couple weeks ago I popped into my LYS to buy a replacement circular needle. Mine was separating, and I was still finishing the blue socks, so it was a necessary purchase. What was not necessary was the three-pack of … Continue reading

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Not quite matching

I finished the blue socks a few days ago, and wove in the ends last  night. A quick bath this morning and they are happily blocking. Simple stockinette socks with the Fish Lips Kiss heel, and 1×1 ribbed cuff. Made … Continue reading

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More Poe

Chugging right along on the cowl!

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Juliet Poe Cowl

Kismet stepped in and the day after I spun up that lovely sport-weight yarn, I read a ┬ápost from The Sock Monkey wherein he blogged about his new cowl pattern, and I immediately knew that the Juliet Poe Cowl was … Continue reading

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Sunday spin-in and a new stove

The weather this weekend was perfect for staying indoors; it rained pretty much the whole weekend,┬ábut that was OK because our new stove was delivered on Saturday! This is our first new stove, and we are so excited! It took … Continue reading

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Control thy knitting

You guys know that I’m a daily transit commuter, and that gives me roughly five hours every week in which I am just sitting on the train. Twenty hours a month! That’s a lot of knitting time, and I rarely … Continue reading

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Colorwork – real and cheater

I jumped right into another pair of socks when I finished the striped ones. This is really old Berroco Sox yarn from the stash, in plain stockinette, on US 1s with 72 stitches around. I couldn’t find a good color … Continue reading

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Spun

Saturday’s spinning project is done and dry; approximately 169 yards of heavy worsted. My Navajo ply skills aren’t fantastic so it’s not the smoothest, but still very usable yarn. Should be enough for a simple hat.

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Those socks

Figured I’d better post a finished picture of my striped socks. I love them! Used the Fish Lips Kiss Heel.

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