Since I have no knitting photos of my own to show off, how about another collage of recent favorites from flickr? (please click the picture to get a list of photo attributions!) Good stuff, there. One thing that might be a little obvious from that collection is that I'm starting to get seriously interested in… Continue reading borrowed blogfodder, and day-making
Last night, I added about 20 rows to the Shetland Garden shawl, and it's looking gorgeous: The rows just keep getting longer and longer, but I don't really mind. I'm really loving the yarn/needle/pattern combination here, it just makes my hands so happy. And I'm truly amazed by how quickly I'm starting to learn to… Continue reading the shawl, it grows
A couple days ago, I started over on my future sister-in-law's shawl using fingering weight yarn instead of laceweight, and I'm very pleased with the results: My fingers are so much happier with the fingering weight yarn, and I was able to reach the point where I'd given up on the laceweight version in less… Continue reading Hey, I don’t hate lace!
I won't lie...this past year has been a rough, ugly one in so many ways. The past few weeks, I've let the ugliness get the better of me, sinking into a really low place while I frustratedly tried to finish up leftover work from last semester before this one started (which was today, and no,… Continue reading finding beauty
Not a whole lot. But what I did do, knitting-wise, was very enjoyable (the 17+ hours on a train each way, not so much!). First, we have my progress on the Chevalier Mittens: I'm almost to my finger tips. The pattern has been very enjoyable, and I love the way those angled cables look. And… Continue reading What I did on my Winter Vacation