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
This week, my project included felting! My friend has been making these great, felted tote bags and is now making a Japanese knot bag (on my Ravelry list of many projects to do). I decided to make a small, felted project bag. I chose to make Puk Vossen's Mortarde tas bag (free pattern on Ravelry). … Continue reading Felting
Mistakes, mistakes, mistakes... I made a lot of mistakes making my Oats Cowl. Am I upset? Not at all. The main two mistakes: Knitting in the car waiting for my son. I was so engrossed in an NPR story that I totally forgot to knit row 2. Then, I was so far in I just … Continue reading Mistakes a plenty
I made a hat! I made a hat in the round! I made a hat in the round with worsted weight and NOT chunky weight! I'm on top of the world! Well, maybe not on top of the word, but I am pretty stoked! I used Patons Work Sock Hat pattern. I liked this pattern … Continue reading Success!
Many, many, many moons ago, I started a PomPom Scarf from the book Learn to Knit by Fiona Goble. My beautiful yarn (gifted to me by my Sister in Law) seen on the left. Then, I worked on it slowly. It was seen in Yarn Along pictures. Then, I made a mistake and had no idea … Continue reading PomPom Scarf
I finished The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street. A quick, sweet read. Next up, Today Will be Different by Maria Semple. I picked this up at the library yesterday and I hope I like it. I was a fan of her previous novel Where'd You Go, Bernadette? I continue to make hats for the homeless to … Continue reading Yarn Along
2016 is my year to learn knitting. So far, I have made a shawl, a cowl and scarves. On my Year of Projects list, I have placed hats and socks at the top of the list. I purchased Craftsy.com classes for both of these items, but haven't done the classes yet. This is due to … Continue reading A Simple Knit