Welcome to the frog pond

Welcome to the frog pond

Sometimes you finish a knit and it’s just disappointing. That’s how I feel about Over the Top Top. Don’t get me wrong, it’s adorable in the sample photos, and perhaps could be with some alterations, but the moment I tried it on I had a feeling...
Aperture in Denver

Aperture in Denver

I have finished objects to share, and haven’t been able to keep up with the official posed, taken by my SLR camera, and processed in Lightroom photographs I usually aim for. Instead, I went on a little vacation and with Matt’s help I took a bunch of...
Rainbow baby

Rainbow baby

This is one of the prettiest baby blankets I’ve ever made. This is a simple Pinwheel Blanket and this time I used a TFA Palettes kit in Camaro. I gave the mom-to-be some choices and this is the combination she picked. I wasn’t totally in love with...
The softest Ishbel

The softest Ishbel

This is my fifth Ishbel shawl to make, and it’s definitely the softest yet. I used some Bittersweet Woolery Glamour Gams yarn in Iceling. I love the subtle blues and greens and the color shifts are not so abrupt and full of contrast that they detract from the...
Some half-assed finishing and bread talk

Some half-assed finishing and bread talk

Hey! Want to see a picture of an almost done sweater? This Little Oak for Charlotte has been blocked, kitchenered, and has all the ends woven in. Guess what is not quite done? Yup. Those buttons are just placed there for show. For some reason, having good intentions...
Shawl season

Shawl season

Fantoosh is finished and I love it dearly. This was a fun and relaxing knit that also let me work at a looser gauge to give my wrist and arm a break from smaller gauge knits. I used most of a skein of Colinette Jitterbug in Elephant’s Daydream. Aside from...