Archive for the 'crafting with others' Category

Travelling Knitters

When I flew to DC last month for business, I lamented to myself that I never saw anyone else knitting or crocheting on my flights. Yesterday I had settled into the center seat (ugh) between a woman at the window and my husband on the aisle. While the plane was sitting at the gate for […]

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Sockapalooza 4 Open for Signup!

For those of you planning to join up, Alison has opened signups for sockapalooza 4! I’m opting not to do Sockapalooza this time around despite having a great experience in SockapalOOOza the third — I just have so much on my plate right now with the hockey and the house and the 50 bazillion unfinished […]

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Out in Blogland

You have 30 minutes to donate (paypal link on the righthand side of page) to Rosie’s Place and win a pair of Colleen’s (Subway Knitter) famous CharlieCard Mittens (or one of two gorgeous shawl pins that were donated)! Do you have gorgeous hand-dyed yarn from Dave (Cabin Cove)? If not, go buy some! Then join […]

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Just… Stuff

Hi, my name is jess and it’s been one week since my last post… stash enhancement Stories, left to right: You know how when someone brings a food item to your house and leaves the dish, you are not supposed to return the dish to them empty? I liken this yarn to that. See, when […]

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Bits and Pieces from Elsewhere

The Perfect Sweater pattern is finished! Check out Ann’s (Mason-Dixon Knitting) post to go back to the archives and see the finished versions! Knit Foundry’s Knit Visualizer is by far my favorite knitting pattern chart application. Nancy is very receptive to all questions and comments from the users, it runs on Mac OS X 10.4 […]

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Fun Summer Knit and Crochet Alongs

As always happens this time of year, a number of fun knit/crochet alongs pop up that I want to participate in! Everything from lace to socks to Mason-Dixon book knits! Check these out if they seem like your bag — I fear/hope I may end up doing them all! The Amazing Lace: I am signed […]

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Unveiling

Back in November or October or so, I came up with a brilliant idea. I asked E (of poking my eyes out) if she wanted to participate. She agreed and we started musing in our over-engineering ways. The idea was a knit patchwork afghan of squares for a mutual friend’s wedding gift. I had not […]

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