Cheesy family photo time!

Oh yes. Here we are in our family sweaters, made out of the same yarn (Cascade 220 in Pyrite Heather). I’ve been waiting for this. Zooey’s sweater is Neighborly by Jennifer Casa, my sweater is Beatnik by Norah Gaughn, and Matt’s sweater is Bespoken...

B-b-b-b-b-Beatnik!

My SSKAL project is finished! I made Beatnik, by Norah Gaughn. The cables were fun, fun, fun. I made a few mistakes and had to rip back, but on the whole, it was pleasant. You can read more of my notes here on my Ravelry project page. I used Cascade 220 worsted weight...

Blocking Beatnik

My Summer Sweater Knit-a-Long project has an end in sight. It’s Beatnik by Norah Gaughn, made with Cascade 220 in Pyrite Heather. I finished the front on Sunday afternoon, and immediately put all the pieces into some water to prepare for blocking. The shoulder...

Comedian sleeves

I’m pretty sure these sleeves are playing a joke on me. Check out how slanted they are: This has happened to me before. I don’t know if it’s just the moss stitch, or because I knit continental, or what. My Minimalist Cardigan had the same issue with...

Many balls in the air, only some of them yarn.

What a week!… I’ve been alternating between excitement, anticipation, nervousness, fear, and fatigue. I think this whole dissertation reality is setting in. It will be fun, but also a tremendous amount of work. I know some of you out there feel my pain....