Blocking & Boxing

This week, I put my Cleo Tones scarf on the blocking boards! This has been a a nice, relaxing project...although it has taken me a long time to complete. Knitting here and there, mostly while watching TV. The lovely color changes of the Plymouth Yarn Cleo Tones was soothing. This scarf is loosely based on … Continue reading Blocking & Boxing

Stranding

I had a lot of yarn left over from the kid's Harry Potter Crochet Cable hat, so I decided to make myself a Harry Potter inspired hat. I didn't want the traditional HP stripes, so I went for ┬árandom stranding color work. The basic pattern is from Charmed Knits by Alison Hansel, the House Hat … Continue reading Stranding

Harry Potter Love

I love Harry Potter. I loved all the books and I love, love, love listening to Jim Dale narrate the audiobooks (if you haven't listened to them, you really should!). The Ravelry Group, Inside Number 23, is having a year long Harry Potter KAL. Any knit, crochet, or yarn related Harry Potter inspired project is … Continue reading Harry Potter Love

Yarn Along

I have two books this week. First, When it Happens to You by Molly Ringwald. Yes, Sixteen Candles Molly Ringwald! Ringwald brings that same compelling candour she displayed in her film roles to the unforgettable characters she has created in this series of intertwined and linked stories about the particular challenges, joys and disappointments of … Continue reading Yarn Along