Diamond Lace

Aren’t you glad I didn’t show you inch-by-inch progress on this piece for the Cropped Cardi?

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Weekend Shopping

I mentioned earlier this week that I did buy a few things at each of the three stores in Bemidji that stocked anything fibery or knitting-related. I thought I’d also share my experience at each store, in case anyone goes up to that area.

I didn’t know until a few months ago that Ben Franklin [...]

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Rowan Magazine 34

Rowan’s website does not have any samples for this issue, but The Knitting Garden has some previews and pattern information on this page.

Rosebud is a really sweet vintagey cardi with both intarsia and lace details. I’d like this a bit shorter so I can wear it without the belt. Design #24 page 120, picture page [...]

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New Socks!

First, a few quick updates. I’ve temporarily changed my blog theme to match June Project Spectrum. : ) I actually like the layout, and the central (main body) width is similar to my default, but I get three columns, instead of two. I’d love your feedback on the layout/theme; is it something I should consider [...]

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Rowan Magazine 31

The Rowan site doesn’t have samples for this issue, but you can see some previews at The Knitting Garden’s website.

I like the shape and neck of the Orient shell. I notice, however, that the edges curl a bit around the armholes. Design #1 page 68, picture page 4. The tiny bits of colors are embroidered. [...]

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I’m back!

We got back on Sunday, but I haven’t been able to post until now. I’m still feeling tired from a combination of the trip, work, and lack of allergy medicine. It was a good weekend, we looked at various properties, and I shopped at Bemidji Woolen Mills, Ben Franklin, and Pamida… Yes, I bought yarn [...]

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Who woulda thunk?

A couple weeks ago, I witnessed amazing sight at the grocery store. I really would never had expected to see this in my lifetime.

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Secret Pal Goodies

Woohoo, last week, I received my first Secret Pal packages!

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Meet the Team

Team Captain:

Harriet aka

… often you can find her doing one of these things:

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Book Review: A Second Treasury of Magical Knitting

A Second Treasury of Magical Knitting by Cat Bordhi

“Hey, this looks fun!” was my thought while reading this book. I was aware of the Moebius technique but had little interest. As far as I knew, it was useful for scarves, shawls and the like. I didn’t know they could create works of art as well.

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In progress…

Sock Count (Pairs)

  • 2009 ~ 2
  • 2008 ~ 7
  • 2007 ~ 18 (1 baby)
  • 2006 ~ 20 (14 adult)
  • 2005 ~ 2
  • 2004 ~ 5
  • 2003 ~ 1
  • Total (sans 2009): 53

Just Stuff

  • Six Sox Knitalong
  • Sockamania Club Knitalong
  • zMeme
  • zRavelry
  • zSock Nation
  • zTSFB

 

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