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...
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...
Finally blocking!

Finally blocking!

My journey with Flaum has not been easy or simple. First, I believe that I got the ribbing backwards on one side of the collar. I didn’t worry about it and figured no one would notice, so carried on anyway. Then, I knit the Fisherman’s rib incorrectly for...
The unbearable lightness of green

The unbearable lightness of green

Words can’t describe how much I adore this combination of colors, or the joy I feel when I work on this project. I am at my final color. I changed it from the Cloudborn Merino I had set aside before to Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere in Bermuda Teal because...
In the golden afternoon

In the golden afternoon

Golden Orchids is a lovely (and free) pattern on Ravelry. I used Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist in Autumn Heather and I am delighted by the color. This is a piece that is going to a silent auction and I’m happy to hand it off and get back to the...