As I mentioned in my last post, I recently took a design class with Kirsten Kapur, and designed and completed a hat. (I also designed a shawl, but it is not knitted yet). And the process (for me, anyway) went beyond the class. I had a finished hat at the end of the class, but further… Continue reading Hats Off to You!
Well! Last week was a big knitting week for me – I went to my first knitting retreat! The retreat was the 2016 Mermaids Knitting Retreat, planned and run by the fabulous Melissa Highfill of Seaside Yarns and A Tree-Hugger’s Wife Yarns. It was held at one of the lodgings attached to the Shrine of St. Theresa,… Continue reading It Wasn’t a Retreat – It was a Strategic Withdrawal
Whew! It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks since I last posted. Week before last, I was on a work trip, where no notable knit-related things happened. The trip was to a town without a yarn shop or much of a knitting community as far as I could see. However, I did finish two small… Continue reading Quite a Few Weeks
I’m having an odd kind of conflict with myself right now – should I knit some of my coworkers small gifts? Now, this isn’t an odd question to most knitters – many folks knit for friends and relatives and even casual acquaintances all the time. But not me. I am a Selfish Knitter. With a… Continue reading Is it the Season to be Generous Yet?
They’re dooooooooooonnnnnneee! For anyone curious about toe and heel construction, here you go! Short row toes and heels, ready to rock!