(let's make it a better story) This weekend, at our local People's Solidarity Rally, we joined millions of people around the country and around the world in registering our objections to what President Trump intends to do (and already has done, simply in rising to the position that he has in the manner that he… Continue reading things we do with maddy: rally for resistance
Month: January 2017
a tale of two hats
I promised a post about the hats M and I were wearing in my last post, so here you go! When I found the body and sleeves of M's now-finished sweater, I was actually digging through my yarn bins in search of pink yarn (which does not feature heavily in my stash), because I… Continue reading a tale of two hats
things I knit for Maddy: mini-bohus yoke sweater!
The first of hopefully many yoked sweaters to be knit this year turned out to be for M, not me! Ravelry Project Page Pattern: From my head, inspired by Elizabeth Zimmermann's Bohus Yoke pullover pattern Yarn: Patons Classic Merino Wool, in "Natural Mix" and various shades of blue, white, red, and brown. Needles: size… Continue reading things I knit for Maddy: mini-bohus yoke sweater!
dreaming of yokes
Y'all might remember, way back in the day, when I was so obsessed with yoked sweaters that I started a group called "The Society for the Appreciation of Yoked Sweaters"...and then, after knitting a few such sweaters (and, um, having a kid), promptly forgot about it for awhile. But they're back on my mind, thanks… Continue reading dreaming of yokes
I'm still working on my Elle Melle (current ridge count: 15), but I've taken a little break the past 2 days for mittens! I'll start with the still-in-progress ones: Yes, I know I'm an honest-to-goodness decade behind the times here, but I've always loved the Fiddlehead Mittens pattern, and I decided they'd be the perfect… Continue reading mitten interlude