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!
As I have probably mentioned, I don’t really knit for other people very much. Most people either don’t really appreciate what goes into handknits, aren’t going to take care of them appropriately, or just don’t actually like knitted or handmade things. So I knit for myself and sometimes my Mom, and very occasionally my DH.… Continue reading Totally Knitworthy
I’m at that phase with Twinkle where I am heartily sick of knitting it, and starting to get dramatic about it. To shortcut myself a little bit as well as to find out literally how long this will go on, I resorted to math. A quick back of the pattern calculation tells me I have… Continue reading How Long Can This Go On?
Those of use who are handicrafty often have a sort of side-hobby of identifying handcrafted objects in the wild. Sometimes that takes the form of following strangers around the grocery store to identify whether that sweater is handknit or bought. Sometimes it means identifying knitted or crocheted items in movies and on TV. I would… Continue reading Marvel at all the Geek Knitting
Before I get started on my real topic today, let me just say YAY, DH’s slippers are done! Clockwise from the top, these are Mom’s, DH’s, and my slippers. Anyway, as I was in the midst of this slipper frenzy, I started wondering about the details of how exactly this felting thing works. I know… Continue reading I Felt a Curiosity
I’m going to start off this post with a note: All that’s going on is a pretty bad cold. I get sick very infrequently, so when I do get sick, I tend to get overly dramatic about it. Yesterday and today, I am home sick from work. Woo hoo!, you might say. Knitting time! But… Continue reading Too Sick to Knit