Archive for July, 2008

Summer of Babies

I feel like I have been knitting for babies non-stop this summer! Gender-Neutral BSJ [flickr] I finished another wonderful Baby Surprise Jacket. I thought it would be a little less amazing the second time — but no, I was just as amazed as the first time at how this weird-looking mostly-flat piece of garter stitch […]

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It’s Fall Preview Time!

Knotions — some really cute snippets of patterns here! I can’t wait to see a bunch of these! Interweave Knits — I don’t see much for me here, but I may change my mind once I see the hard copy. Vogue Knitting — I love a bunch of these cabled sweaters! Jared’s (b r o […]

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Frogging is Knitting is Frogging

My condolences to my mom: I had to frog my vest back again, I didn’t do enough decreases. Lots of knitting undone :-( Oh well, it’s a learning experience. She’s knitting Honeycomb (ravel it!) in some gorgeous brown Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool (a light brown, not like my chocolate brown below). Knitting is a hobby […]

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I Wear Things I Make

A cameraphone pic, but that’s all the proof I have: green gable — flickr Green/Blue Gable, at work on Monday with a printed linen skirt from JJill. The only problem with this sweater is that the neckline turned out very wide — I have to wear a tank top under it which feels very 80s […]

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Secrets and More Secrets

The knitting ’round these parts has been secret upon secret– and the blog suffers! But here’s a no-longer-a-secret-project: Winter and mini-clapotis [flickr- E took this photo] I knit E (PokingMyEyesOut) a mini-Clapotis as a sort of hostess-type gift in some Socks That Rock Silkie in Stormy Weather. The yarn reminded me of her dogs Winter […]

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Cabled !Hoodie

The knitting part is done, but the zipper shopping and installation part is not. patons cabled not hoodie Here’s hoping I can find a zipper locally at my LFS/LQS and maybe get this sweater done this long weekend (because everyone needs a thick wool sweater on July 4th!). I have some trying crap going on […]

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