Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet

Rainbows on toes

I am loving this yarn by White Birch.

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Because, why not?

I recently added to my fiber equipment inventory, by welcoming an old but new to me circular sock machine (CSM). Yes, a machine to knit socks. It isn’t that easy, though; there is a pretty steep learning curve and so … Continue reading

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Rookie mistake

I am nearing the end of the Autopilot Cowl, and my hands needed a break from the small needles so I popped a hat project in my bag this morning. What I failed to do was to see where I … Continue reading

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Selfish knitting

I received some lovely alpaca / silk yarn as a gift, with the instructions to make something for myself. So I am. One “Copilot Cowl”, coming right up.

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Just a bit of catch-up

ZIP ZIP ZIP That’s the sound of the days as they fly by. Sheesh. We pretty much have the house put back in order, random left-behinds that she actually wanted have been gathered up and shipped to the youngest fledgling, … Continue reading

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Post holiday crash

Happy holidays to you! I hope you got to do what makes you happy – whether that involves people in your life or just a good movie on the TV. It’s fairly busy around our place, with assorted family and … Continue reading

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Rainy days

Watching it rain while I eat my lunch and knit a few rows on a new pair of socks.

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Flashing

I started a top-down hat with a striping yarn, but the top is flashing in an interesting way. I’m sort of hoping it settles down into actual stripes, but also sort of hoping it keeps doing this.

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Find Your Fade update

Plugging away on this between other projects, it is getting long! I’m on color 4 out of 7 and the shaping has just shifted (you can see it in the upper left) to become asymmetrical. The width won’t change from … Continue reading

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In situ

One of the best things a knitter can learn to do is fix mistakes without ripping out miles of yarn. I am working on a pair of socks with a simple rib, that somehow I messed up (not paying attention) … Continue reading

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