Birthday season has resulted in a fair amount of incoming stash enhancement. Yay!!! I thought you might want to see it. I picked up this beauty at the Wool-Tyme sale last week. And I found an Etsy gift certificate from LAST birthday that needed using, so I ordered up this lovely gradient. I also have… Continue reading Stash Up!
Yesterday was my birthday! And here at CKHQ (Capital Knitter Head Quarters), opportunity had knocked. Husband was far away, and the knitting guild had planned a workshop, so obviously I just had to go. It was my birthday gift to me, and what a gift it was! The workshop was on Fair Isle Techniques with the rather… Continue reading Fair-ly Awesome!
We set a major one day snowfall record in the Nation’s Capital today. It was really something. I’d heard it was coming, so I planned accordingly and started a new project last night, of course. I’m participating in one of those Reddit Gift Exchanges I told you about back in December, and the theme is… Continue reading Knitstorm!
So, back in the dark days of December, when I couldn’t knit at all, I super sensibly signed up for a knit-a-long (KAL). I enjoy the social aspect of knitting quite a bit, even online, so it seemed like a reasonable thing to do, and The Canadian Knitter’s Winter Camp had so many features (including… Continue reading Huffin’ Puffins
Sunday night. Busy knitting at Pub Quiz. Reach the toes of the first Petty Harbour sock. After a round of decreases have a thought. “This isn’t going to work? I’m going to end up with no stitches on the second needle? Weird?” Things only snowballed from there. I realized that a month ago, instead of… Continue reading A Toe-tal Mess
Things were going pretty darn great with Tenaya, I’d reached the waist decreases with only one major incident (which I managed to remedy with some things I learned in Craftsy’s Save our Stitches class, overall a very similar approach to this recent post by the much revered Yarn Harlot). Then my husband came home the other… Continue reading Sailing Along