Tag Archives: Yarn

Baby Surprise Jacket — A Puzzle!

Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Baby Surprise Jacket pattern creates a truly bizarre-looking piece of knitting until you fold it up correctly. It seemed like a good gift idea for friends of ours who like puzzles, and they were conveniently coming over for … Continue reading

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Horcurx Socks, just in time for a blizzard!

As an antidote to the year+-long project that was Emily and Dale’s blanket, I’m whipping through some smaller projects now.  I recently finished a baby sweater for some friends who are due at the end of the month with their … Continue reading

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What have I been up to for the last year or so?

A very good question!  Friends of mine got married this past summer, but about two years ago, around the time they got engaged, my friend Asher and I decided to make them a blanket, based on Asher’s pattern for change … Continue reading

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More Adventures in Steeking

Hello, everyone!  Long time, no see!  The semester is over, and the never-ending project that shall not be named is almost done, so hopefully I’ll have some bandwidth for blogging more! Of course, with taking three classes and working full … Continue reading

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Adventures in 3-D Knitting: Nativity Sets

Way, way back in July, we went to visit some of James’s relatives in Maine.  We had a lovely trip.  A chance remark from one of James’s cousins set in motion this year’s Christmas knitting project:  nativity sets.  At this … Continue reading

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Yarn Swap!

A yarn swap is an occasion that makes it abundantly clear that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.  The Tuesday lunchtime knitting group I’ve been going to had a yarn swap the other day, and it was a lot … Continue reading

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Fall Cleaning

Most people clean in the Spring.  I generally like cleaning in the Fall.  I like having everything in order before the winter sets in and we begin to hibernate a bit more than usual.  My workplace knitting group is currently … Continue reading

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