Monthly Archives: April 2015

WIP Wednesday

Onwards to the toe!

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The project cha cha

The yellow “Inlay” socks that I recently pulled from hibernation are no more. I got a couple more chart repeats done and then tried one on — only to discover that I ought to have checked the fit sooner because … Continue reading

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All work and no play

It’s been crazy busy at work. Insanely, unflinchingly, unrelentingly¬†busy. The kind of busy where I add more items to my To-Do list every day than I get to cross off, and I’m not just days behind on things, I’m months … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

Inlay socks, from knitty.com. I started these years ago, and they’ve been hibernating for no good reason other than the stitch pattern is fiddly. I pulled them from the bin this morning and figured I’d give them a little attention.

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The devil is in the details

It’s Monday. I’m having a bad hair day, I left the house this morning without putting my wedding ring back on (had taken it off to clean some pans), we had a new employee start this morning and I do … Continue reading

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The earth awakens

The weather this weekend was spectacular – and so, per usual, I spent most of it outside. I got quite a bit done – got the sidewalk edged, lawn & parking strip mown, some weeds pulled, marigolds planted, a soaker … Continue reading

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Summer reading list

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Yarn & rails

The Seattle to Portland Yarn Train was a lot of fun! I enjoyed every minute of it – the leisurely train trip with fellow fiber fans, the delightful lunch at Thai Peacock, the numerous yarn stores we visited, Powell’s, Moonstruck … Continue reading

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Sock scraps, squared

Yarn train, ahoy! We are on our way to Portland for a day of yarn store hopping, and I needed 5-6 hours of easy knitting – so I grabbed a bunch of scrap balls and am making mitered squares. Much … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

It’s another use-up-the-old-stash project: more socks. Nothing fancy, just simple 3X1 rib across the instep and contrast toes & heels. Building up my inventory of warm socks for next winter!

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