I haven’t had a lot of knitting time this week – general craziness at work and at home is mostly keeping me busy, and designing a motif for Knitting Seasons is taking up the rest of my time. But I have been getting a little work in on my Find Your Fade shawl. I’m at… Continue reading Fade Progress
This past Sunday we got our first creativity assignment for Kate Davies Knitting Season club, which involves creating our own motif. I am taking my inspiration for this assignment from eastern Pennsylvania, my point of origin. For a while now, I have thought that some of the imagery from hex signs and related folk art… Continue reading Creativity starting…Now!
Whew! Today was a day of regrouping. I frogged the trim and front of Schooner, and am reevaluating whether I am going to use the yarn for an entirely different project, or try to rejigger that one. If it’s going to an entirely different pattern, I will frog the back as well. We shall see.… Continue reading Shake It Off
So. Schooner. Tried it on this morning, as I have a tiny little bit of finishing left to do, and I was getting pretty excited to have it to wear later this week. Not. Flattering. Not a little not flattering. Very, very much not flattering. This is tremendously disappointing, as I could really use it… Continue reading Schooner to the Frog Pond
Like I suspect is true for a lot of knitters of a certain age, I learned to knit with metal needles. As far as I know, that’s pretty much what there was to knit with. My grandmothers and Mom and aunts all knitted with regular old Boye or Susan Bates needles, so I did too.… Continue reading Making Knitting Not Metal
The big news in my knitting world today is that I should get my first pattern email from Kate Davies Knitting Season tomorrow, and the first creativity exercise? assignment? this Sunday. So I’m pretty excited about that. In other news… Got the front (or bow) of my Schooner done and blocking! So hopefully tomorrow I… Continue reading Little of This, Little of That
Time to take a short break from relentlessly going on about what I’m knitting now by taking a look at what I plan to knit next! Directly next are swatches for this month and next month’s Custom Fit patterns. In looking through my stash, I discovered that I had 2 sweater quantities each of two… Continue reading Next!