The last few days, there's been a subtle shift in the air. Even though it is still pretty warm, you can sense that autumn is about to arrive at any moment. Not only is the weather changing, but so is my schedule.
This time of year brings about new happenings, commitments (time to sit down and finish my second book, as well as finally figure out how to format the first one for e-readers!), ticking one more thing off the "bucket list" (I'm about to start fencing lessons, something I've…Continue
I'm just coming off a four-day weekend, which has been much needed. Aside from the time to sleep in and cuddle with my cat (yes, I am turning into a Crazy Cat Lady), I did a good bit of knitting and finished two books. I love time off!
The first pair are the Eunice Socks from Cookie A's Sock Innovation. I did these with Gloss in Winter Night, and think they came out very nicely.…Continue
No real yarn content today. Instead, I'm dorking out for a moment and celebrating my little furbaby's 17th birthday. Introducing Blaze.
Meet the Lord and Master of the House. He's on a prescription diet, so there won't be any special treats for dinner tonight, but I did get him a snuggly new toy. Being a mature gentlecat, he looks down on the kittenish habit…Continue
There's nothing quite like adding to the yarn stash, whether it's from the LYS or a package arriving on the doorstep. I try to knit from my stash whenever possible, just so it doesn't completely take over the house (actually, it's a toss-up between yarn or books as to what's going to force me to start camping out in the back yard!), but sometimes a yarn just calls out and I have to get it.
My last LYS splurge was two skeins of Lobster Pot Cashmere lace in Salt Rose, so I…Continue
On the Needles
Mini stockings/gift card holders, Knit Picks; yarn - Knit Picks Swish Worsted, asst. colors
Mitered-Square Blanket, free online pattern (can't remember where I snagged it from); yarn - Knit Picks WotA Bulky, White and Wine
Chromatic Sweater, Knit Picks; yarn - Knit Picks Stroll, Black and Chroma, Buttermint
Waiting in the Wings
Myrna Pullover, White Lace Designs
Milo Socks, Cookie A.
Sunshine Socks, Cookie A.
Mirror Mirror, Janel Laidman