If you follow my blog, you may have noticed I slowed down on blogging during the holidays. I wasn't lollygagging about. [I never lollygag. Ask my husband.] I was testing another cleverly named shawl pattern for Casapinka, Mick Jagged! Now that it's been revealed, I can blog about it! This one's fabulous, as to be expected … Continue reading The Shawl Formerly Known As . . .
...make zippered pencil pouches! I finished a weaving project with some Tencel blend yarn that I had been holding onto for a while. The colorway as it was woven looks beautiful, but I had some tension problems with this yarn on my loom. 😦 The scarf was not to be a scarf for long. I … Continue reading When the loom hands you lemons…
I was curious about that ultra smooshy, contrasty stitch—the Brioche stitch. It looked intriguing, quite challenging. When my local yarn shop requested knitting class interest, I piped up asking about the Brioche stitch.The class ended up not being long enough for me to really get a handle on Brioche, so I set it aside to work … Continue reading It’s pretty. It’s smooshy. It’s hell.
Just finished knitting this rather long cowl. I got the Baah Lucky 7 Kit from The Loopy Ewe. The Baah Yarns La Jolla colorway for this kit of 7 different colors is Neutral Colors consisting of: Black Pearl, Obsidian, Pecan, Hazelnut, Champagne, Fog and Sage. The kit also included the pattern, Color Play, by Mira … Continue reading Lucky 7 Color Play Cowl
A classic example of how knitting fast saved me! I learned recently from Casapinka that I have the honor of being a sample knitter for Miss Babs Hand Dyed Yarns and Fibers! Miss Babs wanted a sample of Black to the Fuchsia by Casapinka knitted up to take with her to a trade show and needed it by … Continue reading I’m glad I knit fast