Archive for cashmere neckwarmer
It’s been a while since we talked loom-knitting around here. Ever since I got the hang of the needles, my knitting loom collection has been languishing in the basement. There is one project, however, that has routinely seen me dust off the little blue knifty knitter and take it for a spin. I’m going to [...]continue reading "Luxurious Loom-Knit Neckwarmer"
I let myself off the hook this year, big time. In fact, there were only four handmade gifts total. First were the neckwarmers I knit for the boys. Eamonn’s been asking for a scarf lately – last week was so chilly! – so I looked to my go-to pattern and scaled it down for smaller [...]continue reading "The Christmas Crafting"
Ok, technically, the one that’s for me isn’t even for me to keep – it’s for my MIL, and it’s part of her birthday gift. I went back to my trusty little blue Knifty Knitter loom this week and made my very favorite neckwarmer pattern: Cashmere Neckwarmer [the only link I can find is to [...]continue reading "One for me, seven for you"
Oooooh, boy, it’s cold out there! Four times today, I put on my neckwarmer, followed by my hat, a sweater, a jacket, and shoes. Four times, I trudged outside to wait for a bus or run an errand. Four times, I came back into the house and shed all of that stuff. Except this last [...]continue reading "Four times"
I finished my little neckwarmer project. And, wow, was it ever a quick knit! I nearly completed the whole thing while watching TV last night. I should really call this my “Stargate Atlantis Series Finale Scarf” but I think I’ll stick to the simpler “Malabrigo Neckwarmer.” The Details Pattern: Cashmere Neckwarmer by Kim (on Ravelry) [...]continue reading "She of the warm neck"
Everybody knows I needed another social network in my life, so it shouldn’t come as a suprise that I went and joined Ravelry this week. For the non-yarn-afflicted out there, Ravelry is kind of like Big Database of Yarns, Patterns, and Finished Projects meets Flickr. Members share images of their yarn stash, their works in [...]continue reading "Coming unraveled"