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...
Littler Oak

Littler Oak

I repeat myself when it comes to knitting. A lot. this is my third time to make Little Oak by Alana Dakos, and it won’t be my last, even for this year. Last week I stumbled across this gorgeous magenta Manos Alegria at my LYS and I bought all four of the skeins...
Fantooshtic

Fantooshtic

Lately I’ve been having some right arm and wrist aches. That always freaks me out a bit and I try my best to slow down with the knitting. I’ve been trying to help things by alternating between sport weight socks and a worsted weight sweater, but...
Sunset dress

Sunset dress

Zooey’s mini Still Light Tunic is finished! She’s in love with it and that makes me so happy. I’ve made myself Still Light Tunics on two occasions and I love the pattern. It’s a pretty simple top-down raglan style, so I modified it to...