I figure today's as good a day as any to debut my newest sweater: I've tentatively named this design "Haapsalu Autumn", Haapsalu being the town in Estonia from which the nupp/lace motifs that inspired the maple leaf design came. Here are the details: Ravelry Project Page Pattern: My own, inspired by the Haapsalu style lace… Continue reading happy fall, y’all.
Finally Finished Object: Ishbel
I finally got around to blocking Ishbel yesterday, so now she can have her official FO post. (Because, you know, a project isn't finished until it's gotten its blocking and had its picture taken). And of course, the vital statistics: Ravelry Project Page Pattern: Ishbel, by Ysolda Teague Size: Large Stockinette, Small Lace Yarn: Elsebeth… Continue reading Finally Finished Object: Ishbel
The Flutter Scarf, it is finished: I'm modeling it in that picture, but it's not for me. It's being sent off to my mother tomorrow, and it's going to look beautiful on her. We have very different coloring, but those olivey greens look great on both of us. The details: Ravelry Project Page Pattern: Flutter… Continue reading Flutter Scarf
Two days ago, I finally used up the first skein of Cascade Eco Wool, only inches shy of finishing the yoke on Stripes!, and had to ball up a new skein. The yardage is insane! By yesterday, I was furiously finishing Stripes!, ripping and reknitting the collar three times until I was happy with the… Continue reading stripes!!
I am seriously on a roll with the yoked sweaters...I just finished another one last night. And I love it. Here it is: Ravelry Project Page Pattern: my modified version of Jared Flood's "Cobblestone Pullover" Yarn: Fleece Artist BFL Aran, in a blue colorway, just slightly over 2 skeins (the leftovers from the third are… Continue reading and another!
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)
Andrew has 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!