I am happy to report I have cast off my FIRST sweater! It all began when the pattern for The Easy Bulky One by Joji was released. I promptly purchased it and the recommended yarn, Quarry by Brooklyn Tweed (purchased online from a lovely shop-Wool & Co.-they packaged the yarn so beautifully!) Then, I did … Continue reading Evolution of a Sweater
I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!
Good morning! I have added several magic balls to my stash buster granny afghan. There is absolutely no thought into the order of the colors, totally random as I find quarter and half skeins in my stash. I find it fun to change color and remember what project I made. I have also started a … Continue reading Adding Magic
It has honestly been a pleasure to work on my Nightshift Shawl! I chose all stash yarn and they are working surprisingly well together (purchased at deep discounts, searching sale bins, etc.) My yarns are: A-Queensland Collection Brisbane Color 08 (blues/purples/reds) B-SimpliWorsted White C-Manos Del Uruguay Sand D-Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E-SimpliWorsted Gray Speckled … Continue reading Nightshift Progress
As we enter 2019, I have made a decision to try to de-stress my life (note the "try"). One way of doing this is to not feel stressed about finishing projects just to have things to blog about. Not that I did this before, but as my knitting and sewing skills improve, I am picking … Continue reading Slow Crafting
I finished two projects this week. I finished Miss Mary's Bug Warmer Sweater! She picked the colors, told me when to switch and has told me this will be her "house sweater, just like your's mama" (ie my Telluride Sweater, which I wear all the time in the house). Miss Mary's sweater is a free … Continue reading Finished X 2
My first favorite is my knitting tote I made from a tea towel my mom gave me. We went to London together, so it brings nice memories to the forefront. My love of tea towels goes back to my mom's mom and I have a collection from her, my mom and my aunt who was … Continue reading Favorite Makes of 2018