Wrapped and ready for fall

Wrapped and ready for fall

Phew. This glorious knitted delicious monster of a shawl is finished, and I love it. It’s Dotted Rays by Stephen West. I opted to make the larger size and used slightly more yarn than specified by the pattern (more like 1,400 yards). I had gauge, so I’m...
Color shifts

Color shifts

I was avoiding this So Faded for a little while. For one thing, I really wanted to finish the gargantuan Dotted Rays, so I did (pictures soon). And secondly, I felt like the colors were off. This IG photo shows my original lineup of colors, working left to right. When...
Second sweater syndrome

Second sweater syndrome

I’m feeling a little SSS is happening for me. Usually that refers to Second Sock Syndrome, which is a common ailment among sock knitters, but in this case I mean sweater. I’m making a Little Oak for Zooey, which is the exact same color as the one I made...
So f*#cking colorful

So f*#cking colorful

This project imbues me with joy every time I pick it up. This is color therapy, people. After struggling through a charcoal colored sweater that took me 9 months to birth, I’m really freaking excited to be working with so much vibrant yarn. The pattern is So...
Fall? Anyone?

Fall? Anyone?

My long awaited Flaum is finished. I started this thing in January last year. That’s a long time for me to have a sweater on the needles. We had many ups and downs, mostly downs. The color (Cascade Heritage Solids in Charcoal) was something I really wanted in my...