Well, this was quite a week. Between the inauguration and some of the other news we received this week (don't worry, at least, not yet...things are still ok, they just might not be, at some point, depending on factors beyond our control), it's been quite a rollercoaster of highs and lows. C'est la vie, I… Continue reading new(s)
I almost hate to make a post and knock my husband's beautiful sweater off the top spot on the blog, but it can't stay there forever. I've made quite a bit of progress on my Garter Yoke cardi since the last time I posted, and I figured it warranted an update, and I finally have… Continue reading just shy of a sweater.
It's done! I finished the finishing work yesterday, wove in all the ends, and gave it a good bath, and after a full night drying in the bathroom with our box fan blowing on it, it was ready to be buttoned up on my darling husband. I'm so delighted with how it turned out, especially… Continue reading Andrew has a sweater!
Since my last post, I ripped out what I had knit, and started over from scratch on my top-down, garter-yoked cardi. I just wasn't happy with the gauge I was getting, and I wanted to reshape the yoke, using numbers more suited to doing a full yoke instead of half yoke, half-raglan as in the… Continue reading yoking along.
Remember how I talked last year about my undying love for yoke-style sweaters, and wondered aloud about making 2009 a "Year of Yokes"? Well, the Year of Yokes, it has begun: What you see there is the beginning of my first of many yoke sweater projects this year. It's a top-down yoked cardigan, inspired by… Continue reading a new project
So let's start with an "old" project! Here is my darling husband's sweater, so ridiculously close to completion it isn't even funny: All that's left to do is some end-weaving (the ends are more numerous than you'd expect, given that I spit-spliced wherever possible!), a little bit of buttonhole cleanup, a good blocking, and putting… Continue reading it’s a new year.