Category: Knitting

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Mini-tut: Find mistake, drop a stitch, fix a purl

Hi there! Today’s post is mini tutorial on fixing a mistake in your knitting. Specifically, fixing a textured knit. My example is a basic one where the row repeat is an offset of 3 knits and 1 purl, a repeat of 4 rows of the Talus hat by Cory Ellen Boberg of Indie Knits. The… Read more »

Happy 2017!

HELLO THERE! Welcome to 2017! I’m so excited for 2016 to be over already. Some hardcore celebrities and childhood hero’s died over the last few months that melted into the holiday season…so…I dunno, not a whole lot I can say that hasn’t already been said. But as far as feels go. Have you seen Finding… Read more »

My One and Only December

How….how is it December already?! We’ve made some changing at the homestead. Got a PS4 Pro for my husband’s birthday so we’ve accumulated a new tv and a new tv cabinet shelf thing for it. But that also means we’ve thrown out quite a number of things, reorganized the basement storage locker, and made space… Read more »

My Name is What?

Hey there. I spent last weekend up in Seattle with my lovely friends Izi and Rocko…I mean Noriko and Ari. =D Izi is a mega-derp-a-licious cat. And Rocko is a haphazardly Chi puppy who desperately wants to play with Izi…who refuses to have anything to do with him besides the occasional BAP. But anyways. I… Read more »

Little bit of Lace, Little bit of Bulky

Have you ever worked with lace weight yarn and found it to bring out the hater in you? Have you ever worked with lace weight 100% mulberry silk yarn and found it to break your knitting spirit? I think for this entire year I have a grand total of 5 FO’s compared to last years… Read more »

Narf! Shawl

Narf! Pinky is one of my all time favorite cartoon characters. Sure he wasn’t all brains, like Brain, but his unique way of looking at the world and his creative intelligence, though a mouse cartoon, is just as important to embrace in society today as a PHD. So I have named my shawl made with… Read more »

Technically Spinning

Last month I went to a fiber festival called Black Sheep Gathering, (read about it here). It was my first time to this particular event, and my third fiber related event overall, aside from the Rose City Yarn Crawl. My particular interest in this event stems from this years additional hobby that I picked up last fall: spinning…. Read more »

Project Roundup

Current WIPs — Gehry Wrap: 50% done Frosty Acorn: 85% done RCYC MCAL – 65% done Polwarth/Silk Spinning: 30% done Crosspatch Spinning 50% done Burton Vestigan: 50% done, need to get more yarn Mayu – 85% done, need to finish sleeves Jonathan sweater attempt #4: Just started Playground shawl: A grudgingly 10% done, might frog… Read more »