Quilting

A long, long time ago, I made some squares to make a baby quilt for a friend (well about 2 months ago). I finally worked on it this weekend. I was going to make a stroller size quilt, but had some issues putting my blocks together (as in, I didn't pay attention and didn't want to … Continue reading Quilting

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Sock Anatomy

Happy weekend! I had to take a break from my socks due to kids school vacation and life getting in the way. However, I'm back at it. Using Marly Bird's great videos, I have completed one heel turn and gusset! I chose to knit the alternative gusset that Marly provides (both ways are in the … Continue reading Sock Anatomy

My First Heel

I have completed Week #3 of Marly Bird's KAL. This has been a great learning experience and finally got me to cast on socks! The stitch pattern is Eye of Partridge. This section went very quickly, so now I am awaiting Week #4's instructions. I am so glad I cast on both socks. It will … Continue reading My First Heel

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