Since last I wrote here, I’ve been hitting the Geek-Along squares hard. For anyone who doesn’t know, the Geek-Along is a knit or crochet along that lasts most of the year. Each week the girls from Lattes & Llamas, a yarn and design company, release a new square for Geek-Alongers to complete. They do 48… Continue reading A Few Geekeries More
Around this time last week, I was getting ready for a work trip to Fairbanks, and hoping to finish off my two standing WIPS. And much to my surprise, that is exactly what happened! When I headed out last Monday, I had my long-standing Colorblock shell/top/sweater/whatever. I have been working on this ding-blasted thing since… Continue reading I Love It When a Plan Comes Together!
I’ve been holding out on posting because it really seemed like something was going to get finished this week. And yet neither current project did. My Fangtastic socks are about 3/4 of the way done, but are not yet finished. My Colorblock top too is juuuuusstt this far from being done, but is still in… Continue reading A Week of WIPs just WIPping along
Here we are at the end of October, and for those of us in the northern part of the world, we are fast approaching mitten time. Toward that end, I have a trio of mitten books to tell you about – two of them new and one a bit older. First up, Knit Mitts (October 2017)… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Mitten Book Roundup
Since last week, I have made scant progress on my eternal Colorblock sweater, but am making good progress on my annual Halloween socks! Specifically, this year’s socks are Fangtastic by Wendy Gaal, and the yarn is a kit from Knitter’s Brewing Company. My Mom gave it to me as a Christmas present last year, and I… Continue reading Batty For Halloween
Are you concerned about all the natural disasters that have been hitting the US and wonder what you can do to help? Well, there is a knitter who has lost her home and her workshop in the California fires who is asking for anyone who wants to help her out to consider buying her patterns. … Continue reading Buy a Pattern, Help a Knitter