Tag Archives: Knitting

Something blue

Second sockitis set in last night, and I just HAD to knit something other than the grey sock… so I dipped into my bag of bagged projects* and pulled out this lovely skein of merino / tencel that I spun … Continue reading

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Lovely duet

ArtYarns had a kit for a Duets Cowl, and I fell in love with the colors. Perfect jewel tones, right up my alley; two yarns that coordinate in color while being different in thicknesses and fiber content. This is knit … Continue reading

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Matchy matchy

Still making washcloths, but the one I’m working on today matches my bag. 🙂

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Socks

As promised, I have put the Three Irish Girls socks back on the WIP list. Only about a half inch before I decrease for the toes.

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From the other side

I have finished knitting a stack of washcloths, though I need to weave in ends still. And I “found” the TIG socks I started awhile back. Close to done, I need to move these into current WIP rotation. But most … Continue reading

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Stepping out

I needed a break from the poncho, so I cast on a little green cardigan. I love the color! The yarn is naturally dyed by Sincere Sheep; this is a DK weight and I’m getting gauge on US 4s.

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Something new

I dug six skeins of a wool/cotton/llama yarn out of the stash and cast on a sleeveless top for myself. According to the pattern, my stitch gauge and yardage was a fine substitution. In reality, it was a very poor … Continue reading

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Blocking

Last night seemed like a good time to block the Calista May shawl. I was concerned that the colors would run, but they didn’t at all – even in the hot water soak. It is now pinned out to dry. … Continue reading

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Casting off

I just cast off the Calista May shawl! There are some ends to weave in and it needs a serious blocking – but I didn’t run out of yarn (I was nervous for a little while that the edge was … Continue reading

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The end is near

I just removed my last marker and am in the final stretch of the border on the Calista May shawl. I was overly optimistic this morning on how quickly this last bit would go, and packed a backup knitting project. … Continue reading

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