I finished the first upside down Falling Leaves. I call it that because I am following a reversed chart for the pattern in Knitty, which was toe up. I just couldn’t get the short rows done without holes. I decided that I would just do my usual cuff down thing, and use the design that… Continue reading Socking Along
Here I am modeling the red hat which I knitted from Baabajoe’s Woolpak 8 ply yarn. I did not realize that I had DK weight yarn, and had to hunt down a pattern. I will eventually felt it, so it will be a more normal size than this "before" photo. The pattern is Sweet Sixteen… Continue reading Big Hat
Well, I have finished four hats and three socks. The socks are going to CIC, and the hats are going to Newburgh, IN. I am working on another hat in the pink. The purple socks are my first in worsted weight, from Marguerite’s Mini-basketweave toddler sock pattern. I haven’t worked on my mittens lately.
First, here is what I have been knitting for the past couple of days. I raided the stash and knitted the blue hat from GGH Merano wool. The pink hat is Magic Garden Buttons. The socks to be are Fluted Banister toddler size, from the vintage Pomfret. These are for charity, and for Knit Unto… Continue reading Knitting/Books
This is the Snow Flower mitten from Joyknits. I have started over a few times. This is the latest, and I think it is fine. The thumb gusset and I had a few issues, which is one of the reasons for starting over. The other reason should be easy to spot, despite the terrible photo… Continue reading My Mitten
It seems to be apple blossom time for the second time this year. It has been in the 80s recently and the apple tree decided it was warm enough to bloom. There are still bugs around, too. In knitting news, last night all I managed to do was 9 rows to finish the cuff of… Continue reading Apple Blossom Time ….again?
Gee, this is kinda spooky! I spotted this on several blogs I read, and couldn’t resist. Your Birthdate: June 15 You take life as it is, and you find happiness in a variety of things. You tend to be close to family and friends. But it’s hard to get into your inner circle. Making the… Continue reading Me, Too!