Well, once again a week with a little progress! I am positively giddy from things getting done! No, not my Colorblock Top of many previous posts fame. I genuinely do not know what is taking me so long with this thing. It is just straight, plain stockinette, and a sleeveless shell at that! The slubs… Continue reading Wednesday WIP Report
This week’s Knitter’s Bookshelf entry comes to us from Sweden via Interweave press. Pop Knitting: Bold Motifs Using Color & Stitch by Britt-Marie Christoffersson is an exciting and inspirational book, full of truly different bold, graphic stitch patterns and motifs. It is a slightly older book – published in Sweden in 2009 and the translation… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Pop Knitting
So, progress on all fronts! First, I have a FO to show off 🙂 My Hunting for Sasquatch KAL socks are done! The pattern was well written and easy to follow, and the kit was very well done also. The socks fit me, and I have a little yarn left – I’m wondering what to… Continue reading At Long Last, Something is Finished!
When I was a kid, one of my great-grandmothers had some fancy velvet pillows in her living room. They appeared to be woven of strips of velvet, though they weren’t. They were charmingly mysterious in their construction, and on and off over the years I have wondered how on earth they were made. Well, Tracy… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Dimensional Tuck Knitting
Time for the midweek WIP report! First, the semi-success. I finished the back of my colorwork top of many previous posts fame, and got started on the front! Right after taking this picture, I decided to get out the back to count the rows of ribbing I had done. As I’m counting, I’m noticing that… Continue reading Progress With a Little Backtracking
Anyone interested in sweater knitting should know the name Amy Herzog. Amy is a prolific writer, designer, teacher, and person in charge of Custom Fit – all aimed at helping knitters make better sweaters. Although it is her three books I’m going to focus on here, I will have links to her other resources at… Continue reading Knitter’s Bookshelf: Amy Herzog helps you knit to fit
Well, it’s time again for the midweek WIP report! Since last week, not a lot has changed. The project I’m working on most is the Hunting Sasquatch sock MKAL. The third and final clue was just sent out today – I’m about halfway through the first clue. Here’s what it looks like so far… … Continue reading Wednesday WIPs