The Good Swatch

posted in: Contest, Design | 18

So, those who know me, know that I try to avoid swatching as much as possible. Knitting socks in a yarn other than what the pattern calls for? Eh, wing it! Knitting a scarf or stole or shawl? Why the … Continued

Dyeing to Design

posted in: Design, Dyeing | 12

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” –Abraham Lincoln And that’s all I have to say about last night’s “Great Debacle bate”…most of which I refused to watch. So, Knitscene … Continued

Baby Face….

posted in: Design, Dyeing, Family | 7

Don’t say I didn’t warn you! That bundle of cuddly drooling cuteness is my 10 month old nephew and godson, Levi, and right there he’s telling me to hurry up and finish this dye run so I can update my … Continued

Well, Whattaya Know? Another FO!

posted in: Design, FO, Knitting | 0

Okay, so I’m cheating a little bit. I done Effed this Oh a while ago, but I’m only just now getting around to posting about it. Stats: Pattern: Noodle Cozy (free pattern by yours truly!) Yarn: Malabrigo Chunky [104yds/50g] 1 … Continued

Baker’s Dozen

posted in: Design, FO, Knitting | 0

Back in 2006 I got a wild hair up my ass to make socks for the DH that, through average wearing would self felt. It succeeded. In fact, it felted so well that, even though the foot of the sock … Continued

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