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

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