le tour de gansey, sample gansey, tour de france knitalong

le Tour de Gansey est fini!

Y'all will just have to take my word for it that this wee gansey was totally finished before the end of le Tour, because I had no access to a camera or internet those last two days (but fortunately, we were able to have the Tour recorded for us, and were able to watch the… Continue reading le Tour de Gansey est fini!

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one last post before the move…

No project photos today...those are all packed away at this point, anyhow. In a few hours we close on our house. Our house. We'll be homeowners. This is exciting and scary and all sorts of things at once. I'm a bit too tired for it all, but c'est la vie. I spent most of yesterday… Continue reading one last post before the move…

FOs:2007, giotto with the flow, summer of socks 2007

Off the needles and onto my feet

Look what I finished today: The Giotto-With-The-Flow socks are now a complete pair! I'm utterly thrilled with them, too. So pretty! And the yarn feels fabulous on my feet. Before I show off some more pictures, here are the stats: Pattern(s): Anna Bell's "Giotto" socks (for cuff), Evelyn Clark's "Go With the Flow" socks from… Continue reading Off the needles and onto my feet

giotto with the flow, knitting, red scarf project, tailored scallops

bad stuff, good stuff, and a giveaway

The Tour de France is having a rest day today, and so am I (though they're doing hardcore training rides, while I'm sitting around being sick and miserable and not doing much of anything...I'll just claim I'm trying to remain truer to the meaning of "rest" than they are!). My man Rasmussen won yesterday's stage… Continue reading bad stuff, good stuff, and a giveaway

ingeborg, nordic wednesdays, norwegian stockings, project spectrum, tour de france knitalong

Nordic Wednesday (hopefully the first of many)

When we moved up to MN from NC when I was 8 years old, everyone I met up there guessed I was Scandinavian. Not a bad guess, when presented with a pale girl with blond braids in the Scandinavian-laden land of MN, but I've not got an ounce of it in me. I'm really that… Continue reading Nordic Wednesday (hopefully the first of many)