Tag Archives: Knitting

Edging along

This morning I turned the corner on my Calista May shawl, and started the border (in brown). 

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Linen stitch

A little bit of kismet in action in this yarn / project pairing. I spun this up right after getting my WooLee Winder. I was learning, and so it’s a little under-spun, with thick and thin bits. But it’s soft … Continue reading

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Alpaca mesh

I pulled a skein of Baby Alpaca Grande from the stash and made a mesh cowl. Very easy one- skein project, and the fabric is nice and drapey. Soft, too. The color is a deep blue green. Knit on US … Continue reading

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A very woolly story

I am fortunate to be located just twenty miles or so from where the Madrona Fiber Retreat is held each February. This proximity makes it easy for me to go all four days, to enjoy the market and demonstrations in small … Continue reading

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Mad Hatter

This is one colorful hat! The brim gets folded and sewn. Wonderland Yarns; there’s enough yarn for matching mitts.

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Going the bulky way

Working on a cowl, knit in chunky alpaca. The cowl is asymetrical (with short rows) and has a button closure. It’s a quick knit; got one half finished on my morning commute. The really fun part will be finding a … Continue reading

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Fetching & Milo

Pics of a couple of finished items today. Milo vest, in 9- month size.  Knit in Madeline tosh dk superwash. And both pairs of Fetching mitts. Knit in Cascade Lana D’Oro (wool/alpaca), got both pairs from one skein. Otherwise identical, … Continue reading

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A little Milo

Working on a Milo sweater vest in between doing housework – isn’t it cute? Madeline tosh DK; colorway is called Fragrant, which is a little weird… It’s a nice tonal color though. (Amelia is such a cooperative photo backdrop! Lol!)

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Oh so Fetching

I finished off a pair of Fetching finger-less mitts. These are knit in Cascade Alpaca Lana D’Oro, which is a lovely wool/alpaca blend that knits up with a little bit of halo. While this does obscure the cables somewhat, it’s … Continue reading

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Scraps for scraps

I flubbed on a batch of soap and cut the bars to the wrong size. When I re-cut them to the proper size, I ended up with a bunch of really thin slices that I dampened and stuck together. Still … Continue reading

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