Tag: knitting

  • A Year of Projects: Week 33

    Instead of agonizing that it could be “MORE” perfect, I FINALLY released another pattern. TWO in fact! Bellows Mitten In 3 sizes, uses fingering held double to create a marl effect. Perfect for partial skeins: requires 140, 170, 200 yards in each of 2 yarns. Free on Ravelry (until April 8th) with code: chill Right […]

  • Finishing Up.

    I hope. I wasn’t EXACTLY peer pressured into switching word processing software, but I’ve switched over to Google Docs from Word at the behest of multiple friends. And I won’t say its worse, but learning new programs is annoying. They are similar enough that I can do all the basic stuff, but the formatting can […]

  • A Year of Projects: Weeks 28, 29, 30

    I blink and ALL OF A SUDDEN, its the end of March. AND the first day of spring. I for one am looking forward to blooming trees, flowers, growing grass, and open windows. I am NOT excited for the pollen-ing, but I can’t expect all the wins. My allergies are waiting to wallop me with […]

  • A Year of Projects: Weeks 25, 26, 27

    Well, here we are at the end of February. My accidental absence ended. I spent February doing a lot of Instagram related stuff. And spending a lot more time at they gym. I also started running again- so far without pain. All that Physio-Therapy is really paying off! I’m doing a Couch-to-5K program, to ease […]

  • A Year of Projects: Week 24

    I don’t know where this week went. Life was not throwing me curve balls: I’ll take it! What I did do was work on my Right Round Cowl. I’m on section 7 of 9(projected), hopefully I will have a FO next week! I also had two cast-ons. The first was an “Olympic” cast-on. Really, I […]

  • A Year of Projects: Weeks 22/23

    Last week, I was running late with my post. My intent was to write it Monday afternoon. Then, I got some truly AWFUL news that put me in a bad headspace for the past week. I’m still saddened, but in a somewhat better headspace today. Being confronted with your own fragile mortality through others is […]

  • All the HATS.

    Recently, I’ve made A LOT of hats. SO MANY HATS. 4 out of 5 of my most recent pattern releases have been hats. AND I have at least ONE additional hat pattern to release in the near future (the flat spiral one). Here are some reasons I love making hats: Great way to test out […]

  • A Year of Projects: Week 20

    I’ve been pretty monogamous on my Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend sweater (my spouse named it for me), I am on the first sleeve. The torso is MOSTLY done, but I’m not sure how I want to do the bottom. Which means that is on hold. No new pictures of the sweater. Here is […]

  • A Year of Projects: Week 19.5

    Welcome January! We are 5 days into the new year, and well, it feels just like last year. It being January, I decided to do the Instagram January picture thing again this year. I post a pic of the yarn-y things I’m wearing each day. With the cold temperatures finally hitting here, I have LOTS […]

  • NYE Cast-On Party.

    It’s the new year now, about 6:30am local time. I’m writing this from my phone, and the warm comfort of bed. Seize the moment, and all. The whole family stayed up until midnight, even the kids (6 & 7.5). We have been watching all the Marvel movies (in release order), last night we watched Shaung-Chi […]