Hey look, I finished a shawl! Well, I finished knitting it last year, but I finally got around to blocking it last week, so technically I just finished it. Pattern: Aila Grace shawl by Jennifer Lassonde Yarn: Araucania Huasco in the ‘3’ colorway (such an original colorway name) Needle: US 5 – 3.75mm This shawl […]
Tag: knitting goodness
I’ve dabbled in sewing here and there, but I’ve never spent quality time with it. Knitting will always be my first love, of course, and spinning my second, but I’ve learned you can’t have too many loves.
I’ve wanted to knit my own pair of Endpaper Mitts for years, and I knit these faster than any other project I’ve ever knit. Rainbow and white? Best color combination ever for this pattern. I’m kind of in love with these.
My ankle in its lovely cast. Hopefully it helps. Well, it’s official. I’ve sprained my ankle. Bummer. Thankfully it’s only a mild sprain – the doctor told me to not run for 3-5 days and to wear a brace. He also gave me a printout of ankle exercises to do when I start feeling better. […]
I started working on the Brandywine shawl after a few ladies in my knitting group cast on for it. Everyone needs a fun project in between the ‘have to knit by x date’ projects, right? This one is mine.
My latest knitting project reminds me of summertime smoothies – hues of pinks, oranges, and yellows. This shawl will remind me of summer well into the winter, and it will make me long of those summer days (and nights!) all year long.
Until I come up with an actual post, here’s just a glimpse at some of the things I did in June – An Event Apart Boston, a knitting retreat, and a day at Fenway Park!
I HAVE been knitting the blanket, pretty much every day, for the past few weeks. Yes, it’s getting BIG. So big, in fact, that I can’t take a decent picture of the entire thing without draping it over the couch.
I’m knitting a blanket for a friend’s wedding in August. I’m really far behind and need to pick it up! To finish it in time, I’ll be knitting 5 rows every day. Can I do it? I sure hope so!
I should write about how I finished my first Snapdragon flip top mitt, right? Right. I’m only just a week late in posting it. But! I knit, and knit, and knit, and weaved in WAY TOO MANY loose ends, and here it is. Done.