I’ve made three swatches, and now I have to make up my mind: what kind of yoke shall I knit for my new sweater? I’d love to get your opinion, too, even if you don’t knit. What looks nicest?Read More: Ruching, ribbing, or leaves?
Wherein I explain the difference between having cyclical interests and being well-and-truly obsessed. And then I show you the obsession that has me in its grip.Read More: Obsess much?
Wherein I think about knitting my annual September cardigan, consider color choices, and ask those of you with experience for a little advice.Read More: Thinking about the September Sweater
Well, I may have been able to pace myself, sweater-knitting-wise, for most of the project, but once that first sleeve was completed and the end was in sight, I was on a mission to finish. Thank goodness for three day weekends, and the ability to spend hours upon hours with the pointy sticks. I finished knitting […]Read More: My Tweedy Tea Leaves
Well, it seems I am capable of learning. Last September, when I was working on my first Tea Leaves Cardigan, I was living and breathing that sweater. I knit in the morning between school drop-offs, I knit at the dentist’s office, I knit while waiting for an oil change, I knit in the school pickup […]Read More: September Project
aaaaand, it’s going to be 80+ degrees by this afternoon. Harumph. So I probably won’t be wearing my new Tea Leaves Cardigan today, but I’m happy to know it’s finished and ready to go, as soon as the warm+muggy stuff leaves and the crisp+cool stuff returns. I guess I needn’t have worried about finishing in […]Read More: It’s finished! It’s finished! It’s finished!
You know how when you run into an old friend that you haven’t seen for twenty years, you don’t really know how to start the conversation? Or how to catch up on everything that’s happened to you since the last time you met? I kind of feel like that when I’ve let some time slip […]Read More: Well, hello there!
I’ve been listening to past episodes of Brenda Dayne’s Cast-On podcast lately. The podcast opens with a male voice urging, “knit! knit like the wind!” I get a chuckle out of that every time, mainly because my own knitting experience is usually anything but urgent. I limit my knitting time to an hour or two […]Read More: Knit like the wind