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...
Everyday resistance knitting

Everyday resistance knitting

If you’re into knitting and politics you’ve probably already heard of the Pussy Hat Project. This post is quite belated for the marches that happened all over the country and world at the end of January, but I finally finished one of these Pussy Hats for...
Elemental rainbows

Elemental rainbows

I’m over the moon for this sweater. It was killing me not to wear it sooner because I love it so much, but I am strict about getting photos before creations leave the house. It makes me so happy to start the week in this sweater, Element by Kirsten Johnstone....
Invisible socks

Invisible socks

These simple, unobtrusive socks were the aforementioned project that I worked on for several weeks in Matt’s presence without him noticing them. I had teased him a little bit when I asked him if he knew what he was getting for Christmas. He assumed he would get...
Small human in a sweater

Small human in a sweater

Small humans are somewhat difficult to photograph, but they are among my favorite beings to knit for. This little sweetheart is my new niece. I made her a Little Oak by Alana Dakos. The smallest size of the pattern is 6 months, so that’s what I made for this wee...
Backwards, but cozy

Backwards, but cozy

Charlotte’s Gathering Stripes is finished and moments after I placed the buttons on the funnel neck it was on her body. I think it brings just the right amount of cozy. I used a gradient kit by Black Trillium in the Pebble Sock base. The color of the kit is...