Toe-Up Sock Pattern
My ribbed toe-up sock pattern has finally finished being tested! Hurrah for publishing new patterns! These are the socks that I made for Taylor for Christmas that took me forever, in case you’d forgotten. The pattern is free, and is available for sizes Small, Medium and Large. You can find it on Ravelry here! And of course, as always, you can download the pattern from my...
It is important for knitters to know two things about frogging: that cats are...– Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
A New Pattern!
Exciting news! I’ve just published the pattern I wrote up for the JDRF Mittens I made! (see original post here.) In case you’ve forgotten, this is what they look like: I’ve listed them as free in the Ravelry database, but a suggested minimum donation of $5.00 is listed if you wish to download or use the pattern. To donate to JDRF, you can visit their website here. ...
I’ve been doing quite a bit of knitting over the past few days, including finishing my handspun convertible mittens. Unfortunately I haven’t taken any photos yet, but I will soon, I promise! I have been slaving over the cardigan Abalone by Beata Jezek, knit out of deep blue Bernat Satin. It has worked out wonderfully, besides an issue I’m having with the applied i-cord bind off,...
Rainbow Socks and other knitting
My rainbow socks are complete! They were a nice quick knit, perfect for knitting while watching Criminal Minds and various other TV shows. I actually finished them a couple of days ago, I just didn’t have the opportunity to take photos until today. The weather was so gorgeous! It’s warm but not too humid yet, and the nights are still cool, so in my opinion it absolutely...
Simple Man by Shinedown. This song has been...
Finally! Pottermore is open to the public (I missed the beta), and I got my own account! I’m so excited, I have been brewing up potions and casting spells since yesterday. I’m at 110 house points so far! For those of you who don’t know what Pottermore is, well.. shame on you! (Just kidding!) Pottermore is a website based on Harry Potter, where you make an account and follow...
A(nother) Knitting Binge
So, over the past week or so, I’ve been on somewhat of a knitting binge. You know what I’m talking about… when you cast on with whatever yarn you see first, knit an insane amount, finishing a project (which should have taken a week) in a day or so, and then immediately cast on for another project. The cycle is hard to break, and at a certain point you realize, wow! I’ve...