Block party

Yesterday was a good day for a little bit of blocking. I’ve got the Ellybob Cardigan on my Knit Picks foam blocking boards, and Ishbel on my larger board from WEBS and blocking wires on the straight edge. I’m pleased to be at this stage on both. I feel...

March of the elephants

I love these little elephants, or Ellybobs, as they are called in the pattern. It’s nice to have some contrast color making an entrance because I was getting a little bored with just the dark Velvet Olive Jitterbug. The Shibui Sock elephants make a nice little...

Weaving those floats!

I am back to the Ellybob Cardigan and I’m to the fun part…the Fair Isle! This is my first time working Fair Isle on a purl side. For this project it is necessary to weave in some of the long stranded floats when you are working the other color. The pattern...

Bring on the elephants!

I was knitting my little fingers to the bone on the Ellybob Cardigan when I came upon some number issues in the pattern. I wrote to the author (Marie Mickiewicz) and it turns out that I missed two stitches in the armpits, but the final count that was printed in the...

Off again!

I was browsing through my friend’s activity on Ravelry the other day and saw that someone had queued this stinkin’ adorable baby cardigan. I almost squealed out loud, but I was in public, so I just went “squeeeeeeee” in my head, bought the...