Hi! I'm still me, just with different usernames in a few places It's funny - as soon as I posted yesterday, about the conversations regarding racism in the knitting community and grappling with the username I'd had since 2002, it seemed really obvious to me that what I wanted and needed to do was change… Continue reading sweater progress and other updates
I had a run of several posts in a row, and then bam, radio silence. Which happened to coincide with some very big conversations about racism within the knitting community. It feels like a very conspicuous time to have gone silent, and I’ve seen people reading meaning into others’ silence and please trust me that… Continue reading racism, knitting, and me
I've made it past the underarm join on my project that needs a better name, and that means I can try it on as I go! Ok, so I can't actually try it on AND knit it at the very same time (but it's fun to pretend), but it's still pretty great to be able… Continue reading Top-down knitting fun!
So, I mentioned in my post about the Asterisk Hat that I was plotting a new sweater for me: a grown-up version of the Red Striped Pocket Pullover that I made for M. I...am really quite bad at naming things (my daughter excepted...she has the best name!) and I'm struggling with what to call this.… Continue reading This project needs a better name!
2018 was an incredibly busy and challenging year on the life front - new school for M, new house for our family, new job for my husband, and of course still dealing with all of the fallout from the things that lead to all of that! But I also seem to have gotten a bit… Continue reading Goodbye, 2018! Hello, 2019!
I was able to do a decent amount of knitting over winter break, which means that M's Octopus Yoke cardigan, formerly featured only in yarn form on the blog, now has a fully knit body and two sleeves (in truth, the second sleeve still has a few more rows to go, but the light was… Continue reading Progress Report: Octopus Yoke Cardigan