I have a bit of progress to report on both the Call of the Sirens and the entrelac kerchief, so that’s exciting. Glad to be moving forward! On Call of the Sirens, I got back to the point where I made the decision to rip back and then went into clue 2 with no problems. … Continue reading Progress Report – Sirens and Entrelac
Tonight I watched The Shape of Water while re-knitting my Call of the Siren, so now I am feeling very aquatic and weird 🙂 Edgar and Lazlo assisted, as you can see here. The Shape of Water, if you aren’t familiar with it, is a modern retelling of the Revenge of the Creature, which is a… Continue reading The Knit Aquatic
I’m going to start with something a little off topic – PBS’s The Great American Read! To give a broad overview, this is an 8 part series about America’s 100 best-loved books. The launch special introducing the books and the series concept just aired. Meredith Viera hosts the series, which is basically about how awesome… Continue reading Great American Read & Glenesk
Today was a very knitty day! DH and I had a few errands to run today, just generally getting some tasks done. We did stop for lunch at Bombay Deluxe, our local Indian restaurant, where I got a little public knitting in before having some very tasty matar paneer. The project is an entrelac kercheif… Continue reading Knitting In Public and Otherwise
Hey knitting fans – Saturday June 9 is World Wide Knit in Public Day! That doesn’t need a lot of explanation – tomorrow is a day that you are encouraged to get out in public and knit. Certainly lots of people do this every day, but on this particular day, you may well see more… Continue reading WWKIP Day!
Since I last wrote about my latest efforts in the field of knitting cryptology, I actually finished clue 1 of my Call of the Siren shawl! It was about that time I noticed a problem There’s a pretty noticeable color shift about one and a half pattern repeats before the end of the section. Maybe… Continue reading Sirens to the Frog Pond
With the body knitted and the shoulder seams done, the next step on Glenesk was to cut the arm steeks and start the sleeves. Cut? Knitting? Yes. I know – it freaked me out too, but it really isn’t hard. Other than emotionally. Emotionally it is very, very hard. Physically, not so much. To answer… Continue reading Eek – Steeks!