One of my most favorite knits to date is my State Street Cowl (rav link). It was a super quick knit thanks to the bulky yarn and knitting with size 13 and 15 needles. It’s easy to wear and pair up with other knits and outfits. And it works as a shoulder wrap too if pulled… Continue reading FO – State Street Cowl
Today I had an urge to organize my finished knits stash as it was getting a little frustrating have to look in multiple places for a particular hat or scarf. Occasionally I forget how much stuff I’ve knitted over the years. I took this picture as I was organizing to serve as a reminder that I’ve… Continue reading Taking stock – accessories edition
It’s that awkward time of year where the majority of my works-in-progress are holiday gifts. Nevertheless, it’s exciting. My pile of items to be washed and blocked is growing at a good pace and I should actually have everyone’s gifts done by the necessary dates! But that does mean my stuff to blog about is… Continue reading WIP: Lady Sunnyside
I could never catch on to the knitting with both hands method of doing stranded knitting. I’m much more comfortable keeping the colors running from my right hand (I’m a thrower) but when working with more than one color I would get frustrated with my yarns twisting together. I started dreaming up elaborate contraptions to… Continue reading Stranded knitting hack
A few weeks ago while I was binge-watching Battlestar Galactica (the newer version) I knit this beauty of a hat: Jared Flood’s Bray Cap. Admittedly, it’s a copycat version of Pigeonroof Studios hat in that I used the same yarn and colorway she used. When she posted about her hat I had to have that… Continue reading FO: Bray Cap
Giveaway is closed, thank you to all who entered!! I was looking through my previous posts and realized its been a super long time since I’ve done a yarn review! Since I’ve been on a Gynx Yarns kick for several months I figured this would be the perfect yarn company to talk about since I… Continue reading Review: Gynx yarn + mini-skein giveaway!
Hello 2013! I know this is over a week late, but sometimes it takes that long to catch up to a new year. Particularly one as busy as this one promises to be! I think it’s gone off to a good start though. I blocked several things over the weekend and am so happy to… Continue reading FO: Perigee and Renfrew hats!