Gryffindor

Wayyyy back in August, I started a Harry Potter Gryffindor inspired scarf. I had intended it to be a long, fringed scarf. However, in all honesty, I became bored knitting it. So instead I made it into a cowl! I believe I cast on 70 stitches and knit 20 rows of each color. I used … Continue reading Gryffindor

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Sweater Weather…

...my favorite time of the year! Well, its almost sweater weather. I've taken two weeks away from blogging and enjoyed a trip to Carmel CA and the school year started (one week apart) for each child. (Pebble Beach Golf Resort, 17 Mile Drive and The Carmel Coastline) (Yay! ¬†Free time for myself!!) It has been … Continue reading Sweater Weather…

Baby Set

Another co-worker is expecting a grandchild! So, instead of the quilt I was planning on making, I decided to tackle a baby sweater. My thinking was that a newborn size sweater wouldn't take too long and it would help me understand the construction of a simple cardigan. I was right! I finished it super quick. … Continue reading Baby Set

My First Socks

One of the reasons I started knitting was to eventually knit socks. I love seeing everyone's socks (Hermione's EveryDay Socks on Ravelry-22K+ made...I want to make them!) I purchased a Craftsy class to learn how to make them. I watched it. I never made them. I saw Attic 24 make socks with a ¬†teeny tiny … Continue reading My First Socks

Hitchhiker

I finally finished my Hitchhiker Shawl! I started this sooooo long ago. While having lunch with my college roommate, she showed me her completed Hitchhiker and I loved it. Never having worked with any yarn thinner than worsted (while knitting), I was nervous to tackle fingering yarn. I chose to use Lion Brand Mandala in … Continue reading Hitchhiker