I am finally getting around to showing you the finished garter stitch shawl with a cable border of twisted ribbing. I love it! I am basically wearing it every day.
Category: On my needles
Here are the projects I am currently working on. I will detail my planning process, my adjustments to patterns, my mistakes, and the things I learn along the way. Maybe you can learn something from my process, or be inspired for your own projects.
#knitfever – my best friend is having a baby boy
This is the first time since I began knitting and got past the stage of only knitting dishcloths that someone I love is expecting. I find myself suddenly hit by a serious case of knitting fever - do you know how much cute baby stuff you can knit? Did everyone else always know this, and I was just clueless?
WIP update on my shawl
Back in October, I showed you the early beginnings of a garter stitch shawl with a gorgeous cabled border of twisted ribbing. It's time for an update. I love bringing my knitting projects with me, where ever I go. The shawl WIP (work in progress) has been to Michigan and Brazil, and many a beach… Continue reading WIP update on my shawl
Conquering the dreaded ladders in magic loop knitting
A month of knitting and hockey
Two-at-a-time magic loop socks
I'm on a mission to figure out how I prefer to knit socks. There are so many different methods for sock knitting: double-pointed needles, 9-inch needles, magic loop, two-at-a-time magic loop, two circulars, toe up, cuff down. Don't even get me started on the different heel types. As a new sock knitter, it is quite… Continue reading Two-at-a-time magic loop socks
Shawl with a cable edge of twisted ribbing
I am one of those knitters who will fall in love with a pattern and then choose a yarn to go with it, similar to the suggested yarn in the pattern. Knitters like me can be recognized by our relatively small yarn stashes - we rarely buy yarn on impulse. But sometimes you find a… Continue reading Shawl with a cable edge of twisted ribbing
Season scarf for the San Jose Sharks – Idea and plan
I want to make a season scarf for the San Jose Sharks with stripes in the team colors, representing the season of 2019/20. Each game will correspond to a certain number of rows, and the color of those rows will be determined by the outcome of the games. There are many decision to be made… Continue reading Season scarf for the San Jose Sharks – Idea and plan