Archive for February, 2012

@&*!& Sleeve Island

sleeve cuffs For holidays my wonderful mom gave me Ysolda‘s Little Red in the City. I found myself drawn to Skelf [ravelry], a cute reverse stockinette stitch sweater with some fun detailing. Oddly, I hadn’t been particularly interested in it until I had the book. I started the sweater in late December with some Rowan […]

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Pickle This!

Pickle This! You’ll note the first sentence of E’s latest blog at PokingMyEyesOut, “I spent most of the summer on jam and pickles, which meant this year was light on knitting.” That’s why this was such an apropos last-minute goofy birthday gift for her. Somewhat modified from the pattern from Subversive Cross Stitch. I changed […]

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Last Minute Swatch

Every time I go to a fiber festival/convention/retreat, I pause at the buttons. I always talk myself out of buying any without the sweater there. Today I was browsing the Madrona Fiber Arts vendor list and came across the Ernsts. I love their glasswork! I have a few sweaters in progress that will eventually be […]

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Whoops

I hate it when I cast on anew and accidentally start knitting with the cast on end.

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Travel Projects

Every time I travel I stress about what projects to bring along. Some trips I zoom through two or three small projects (three hats in January!). Other trips I hardly touch the needles. coffee & knit This 10 day trip to Hawai`i was one of the latter. It wasn’t that I didn’t have time or […]

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