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!
First of all, my NaKniSweMo project (Good Grades) is coming along swimmingly! I actually can’t believe how much progress I’ve made this week and how sweatery it’s looking! My hands are a bit grumpy about it – the already surgeried one gets stiff sometimes, the one going under the knife gets tingly in the mornings,… Continue reading Progress Update and a Weekend with my People
Back in May, I thought, gee I like Fair Isle. I want to knit something big and Fair Isle-y. So I cast on this ridiculous scarf I found on Pinterest. I used some different colours of Palette from KnitPicks, inspired by a set they used to sell, and a different book of patterns for reference, but otherwise,… Continue reading The End of a Knitting Era
I like the term Work In Progress (in knitter jargon this is frequently shortened to WIP). I know a lot of knitters have a pile of shame, or find the WIP pile to be a source of frustration. But for me, it’s a nice idea, having these things that are coming along, making their way… Continue reading Works In Progress