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...
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....