I finished my sweetie’s Color Affection shawl this week. I took two full evenings to bind off. When I pulled the yarn through the last stitch, I marveled. Finishing this shawl freed me. When I completed that bind-off and sat with the freed needle dangling from my hand, I realized […]
Yesterday, as I took a break from packing and sat in our lawn swing knitting, I realized that I had made a mistake on the sock. Somehow, as I worked the decreases after the heel, I managed to deduct two stitches too many. At first, I decided to just not […]
Despite upping the intensity of the clearing out and packing, I’m still making progress with my Time Traveler socks. Even Dolce approves! (Dammit! Get off the table!) I love the colors of this yarn. The pooling that occurs at the gusset makes me so very happy. I love the way […]
After a very slow start, the second sock finished up in just three days. All through the time I worked on the Jaywalker socks, the yarn was the favorite. While the Lane Cervenia Forever yarn (distributed by Plymouth – yes, we have it at Sew Steamboat) doesn’t look very special […]
Yesterday, released from the last project, I was at a loss for what to knit. I sat in my chair last evening and plucked and picked at the projects I have piled around me. Currently in process, I have: The second Jaywalker sock The second Time Traveler sock Knitter’s Almanac […]
Today, the Deep Fall issue of Knitty launched with a very special inclusion: my own Mont St. Michel sock design! Squeeeee!!! I’m so excited. I’ve been keeping this one so hidden and now I can’t wait for everyone to go look! This design was inspired by the Harbor mini-skein set […]
You see, I need some more socks.
…but this is now my fun knitting (because who doesn’t need a break from the work, work, work knitting?).