Archive for the 'scarf' Category

Houndstooth Scarf

I wove a scarf in a couple of weeks in December. scarf in a tree Then it took me over a month to twist the fringe. fringe But hey. It’s cool. I love the fabric. red yarn is koigu black/grey is plymouth yarn happy feet Misc Stats: sett 12 epi 108 ends + 2 floating […]

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A Knitting Sad

Last week I took a few days of vacation as N’s mom was visiting. I had hoped to finish my Marin [ravelry] scarf/little-shawl thing. Instead, this happened: crappers! I’ve never run out of yarn on a project like this. The yarn I used — Cephalopod Yarns Bugga! — is basically the same yarn as the […]

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Oh! what a tangled web we weave

I thought I was being smart by trying to split the remaining yarn from my lacy Baktus so that I could maximize the use of the yarn. Unfortunately I forgot to do so before I started knitting and then I created quite the mess trying to juggle the scarf in progress with the scale with […]

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Friends Don’t Let Friends

whoops Friends don’t let friends knit drunk. I had a few too many on Thursday night and just kept knitting. I thought everything was fine until I looked at the scarf the next afternoon and had to rip back half of it. Oops!

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Mmm Mmm Malabrigo

in motion Back in November, Little Knits had a big sale. E (PokingMyEyesOut) and I went down there to see what they had and I got a couple of things — a needle to finish Fugl, some yarn for a vest for my brother, and a lone hank of malabrigo worsted in glazed carrot that […]

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Where’s My Scalpel?

I pulled this work in progress out of my bin yesterday during some work vpn/dns/dhcp issues in order to move it to a new needle and knit a couple of rows … then realized I had dropped a stitch way down there. three needle surgery I spent a few minutes on a conference call in […]

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A Hug from Afar

The only real downside to living on the west coast is that it is not as easy to see our families. We can’t just zip down the road or around the beltway to see our siblings or parents. It requires days of driving or a 5 hour plane flight — both of which we are […]

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Start, Start, Start…

clockwise from bottom left: honeycomb vest, kusha kusha scarf, cherry fizz, cherry fizz I’ve been trying to be better about not starting a million new projects without finishing anything, but I failed miserably the past few weeks. I AM focused on one of these three projects now — the pink one, also the one I […]

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Happy Birthday to Mom!

I’m a week late blogging this — mostly because I was back on the east coast for Mom’s birthday! squishy garter I knit Mom a triangular shawl in Berroco Ultra Alpaca [purple triangle on ravelry]. I worked a standard center and outside increase and finished the edge with feather and fan. I like how it […]

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Yellow! Bainbridge!

The lovely Minty (pepperknit) released a pattern for this cute scarf almost two years ago! I didn’t really get it until I looked at the pattern. Oh! Ingenious! a wee scarf for me [flickr] I started this with some of my leftover Socks That Rock Heavyweight in 24 Karat. It was the i-cord trim on […]

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