Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet

Winning

Long tail cast on win! One attempt, 168 stitches, with just enough tail left. Woot! It’s going to be a good day. 🙂 Advertisements

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Slow but somewhat steady

I am seeing a new acupuncturist, to speed the healing along on my hands; it definitely seems to be helping, and I’m able to do most activities again (though I wear a brace as needed). I’m still laying low in … Continue reading

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Hookin’ for the win

The tendonitis in my hands is definitely aggravated by knitting — but crochet seems to be ok as long as the tension isn’t too tight (so, no amigurami). I’ve been doing just a little crochet here and there, working on … Continue reading

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Trouble ahead

My hand pain has eased with rest but not abated, so I’m headed to the doctor later to get it checked out. Anyway: since a complete stop of needle arts didn’t cure me, I have been doing light progress here … Continue reading

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Mandala blanket

The only diamonds I can afford, lol! I have used one ball of Mandala so far, and only have two more in the stash – it’s not going to be enough, but the yarn is inexpensive and I can get … Continue reading

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Adding one for good measure

Wandering my way thru several WIPs at the moment – working on several so while I have done a lot of knitting, the progress per project isn’t impressive. The red and blue socks are mostly for commute time, so not … Continue reading

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More fraternal

Sock progress. These aren’t big skeins, which is one reason I’m doing toe-up; not sure how much leg I’ll get out of these. But, I’m enjoying the knitting. There’s something magical about watching stripes emerge.

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