This week I am still reading Find Her by Lisa Gardner. I'm 70% through and enjoying it. I always like revisiting characters I have read so much about. My project today was to seam my Forbidden Forrest cowl. This project is for the Ravelry group Beginners Knit-a-long's color work contest. The project has to be … Continue reading Yarn Along
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
This week I am reading some short stories found in the book A Moment on the Edge. A Moment on the Edge is a collection of short stories written by twenty-five of the best women mystery writers in history. They span the years between 1903 and 2003. Some of the writers included in this book … Continue reading Yarn Along
A long time ago, I joined RedHeart.com's Marly Bird Garter Stitch Shawl Knit Along. I have finally finished! This is my biggest knit project since I started knitting this past year. Is it perfect, heck no, but I am tickled pink by it! My color inspiration was this crochet Nordic Shawl: I took it to … Continue reading Finally Finished!
This week I am working on two projects. First, my Nordic Garter Stitch Shawl, which is my version of Marly Bird's RedHeart.com Knit Along. I am a very slow knitter (especially purling), so this will not be completed in the timeframe of the KAl, but I am enjoying it! I am currently knitting my second … Continue reading Yarn Along
I joined Marly Bird's Garter Stitch Shawl KAL and week two has started today. I finished week one a day late (slow knitter here), but am happy with how it is turning out and my color choices! Week one involved knit stitch, increases (knit front/back) and color changes. Each week, there is a video tutorial … Continue reading Shawl KAL Week One
I am joining RedHeart.com's Garter Stitch Shawl Knit Along, hosted by Marly Bird. I decided to use the suggested yarn (RedHeart Soft) and needle size so that I stay on track with the pattern. Originally, I wanted to use stash DK yarn and smaller needles but as a new knitter I thought it was best … Continue reading Shawl Knit Along with Marly Bird