The true color of the sun

The true color of the sun

My second Whispers top is complete. The yarn is the delightful Hazel Knits Artisan Sock in the color Saffron. If you’ve ever ready The Day the Crayons Quit, you’d know there is a fierce debate about whether the orange crayon or the yellow crayon is the...
A bit of lace

A bit of lace

I’m so pleased to be finished with this project, and I got it to come out just the way I wanted. While Talavera was beautiful just as it was written, I made a few modifications to suit my needs. I love the original neckline, but I wanted it to be more open for...
Excuse the wrinkles

Excuse the wrinkles

This top has been finished and blocked for some time now, but it’s been hard to find the time to get some photographs. It’s been a hectic week with a sick and cranky 1 yr old.┬áThese could be better, but I’m trying to let go of perfectionistic...
Steady on

Steady on

I know this is a knitting blog, and I almost never get political, but it feels like I couldn’t write a post in the wake of the tragedy in Orlando without saying something. There are families shattered by unspeakable horror due to ridiculous gun violence right...
Too few hours in the day

Too few hours in the day

I’m moving slowly on this TTTKAL project. The knit along is supposed to end on the 27th and I’m woefully behind. The weekends have been packed with fun family time that doesn’t allow for knitting, and some of my evening downtime is spent trying to...