Changing Colors

I promised a mini-tutorial on how I'm doing the color changes for my crazy many-stripes Toboggan hat. I'm changing colors every four rows, and the thought of weaving in all those ends was enough to make ME crazy. Here's how … Continue reading

Evenstar

Project Details: Pattern: Evenstar, by Susan Pandorf Yarn: Colourmart Cashmere/Silk 2/28 NM lace weight, 1500 yards Needles: 2.75 mm Started: February 12, 2010 Finished: September 18, 2015 For: Me! Modifications: None What I Learned: Oh boy. I learned that slow and … Continue reading

Bath Time

Blocking Day at last! The first step was to run a fine cotton thread through all the edging points to make pinning easier later. Then it's into the bath for a soak. I use Kookaburra wool wash and cool water, … Continue reading

Antidote

This past work week was a bit hectic. To compensate, I've done nothing but just what I wanted to do all weekend. There is no better antidote to a crappy week than a Saturday and Sunday spent knitting, reading, playing … Continue reading

Coreopsis

I was about to catalogue that lovely Coreopsis dyed yarn and get it into the stash, and then decided that this is just ridiculous. It's not every day you make your own yarn. I handspun this on my Watson wheel … Continue reading

Still Working On It

This is the never-ending knitting project, but I am nearing the end of this monstrosity. I have “only” nine repeats of the edging chart to go. Each repeat has 20 rows, 370 stitches, and 50 beads. Sigh. In other news, … Continue reading