I never thought about how difficult it is to name an inanimate object until I started writing patterns.
At first, I went the more or less literal route with, for example, Chunky Feather and Fan Scarf. Perfectly solid name, holding no surprises inside. As time went on, I felt the urge to be a bit […]
Have I been trapped in a black hole? A time warp? A malfunctioning TARDIS? Who knows. What I can say is that I was absolutely astounded to see that I had not posted for over 2 months. In that time, The Poetry Society’s Knit a Poem project was completed, my home got a new look […]
FO: Blue Garter Kerchief
My handspun sock yarn version of Laura Chau’s kerchief turned out even better than I expected. Since I knit in the slow lane, it took an entire week for me to finish and pin to the blocking board (thank Jeebus for blocking wires!).
Recall that I used two 200 yard skeins […]
The Summer 2007 Interweave Knits landed in my mailbox today and, boy, are there some sweet numbers inside. There are socks and lace and simple, classic pieces that look perfectly suited for the hot weather ahead. With a few exceptions, there don’t appear to be any purposefully strange or complex garments that have sometimes graced […]
What do you get when you mix a one skein of cashmere-soft yarn with the need for instant gratification? Flying Footlets!
(Flying Wings Footlet)
Why “flying?” Because the Flying Wings pattern is featured on the cuff and they virtually fly off your needles. It would have gone faster had I not stopped to pet the […]