Working on a Hat

I haven't knit a cable pattern for so long that I really needed something easy for me.



If you ever have the inclination to "enroll" a friend in a gift-of-the-month club, especially if you are the one making the gift, I highly recommend it!

After the Frog

Last week I frogged a few rows from my latest cowl (using Caron Simply Soft berry blue and bone) because I had gone onto the solid bone-colored section and saw I wanted the stripe where I use one strand of berry blue and one strand of bone to be thicker. (The thinner stripe looked out... Continue Reading →

When do you Frog?

This past week, I made lots of I-cords so I could finish my set of 12 travel napkin/silverware holder-thingies.  Now that I'm done with the I-cords, I need to sew them on and then they will be done!  I'll post some pics soon.       Then I started a cowl with some left over... Continue Reading →

April Knitting?

I could blame my lack of knitting these past few weeks on the gorgeous spring weather in central Illinois, and the nice weather is part of it.

The Week in Knitting

This week I'm going to report out my WIPs from smallest to largest. My smallest project of the week? I've continued to work on my travel napkins--grey and yellow this week. I currently have a grey I-cord on the needles for the yellow serviette with a grey pouch. _______________________________________ The next project from the I-cord... Continue Reading →

Knitting Update

Posting on what I was knitting last week was so much fun, I decided to do it again. This has been a week of knitting travel-napkins/serviettes. I am procrastinating writing up the pattern because it's really challenging to describe how to move from knitting the background of the napkin to using double knitting to add... Continue Reading →

Just Knittin’

A few weeks ago, I spent many hours on Stitchfiddle designing and then knitting up a double knitting "swatch" that will be part of a cowl. My first draft was orange and grey, though the grey looks a little tan in the pictures. I am happy with the piece overall.  I felt like the larger... Continue Reading →

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