The Baby Boy Cardigan is done. Or almost done. After steeking it this weekend, I got the button bands on. Its been washed and its drying outside on our one-and-only (hopefully) dry and sunny day this week.
It still needs Dorset buttons but those are fun to do.
Continue reading The The Last of the Baby Stuff For A While
I’m talking about my weekend, I’m not nagging about the Revive-A-Vintage contest, lol. I spent this weekend finishing two projects and some handspun. It got me to thinking about the finishing stage of making things and how I both dread it and enjoy it.
I had two days off and Austin had two days of patchy sun in amongst the rain. So I buckled down and finished Pepita, the fractal spun scarf and my handspun flax. I only had to rush out and save set-out-to-dry stuff twice from that wet stuff falling out of the sky.
Continue reading Time to Finish
I’ll just admit it right here at the beginning, I’m grumpy.
But who wouldn’t be when they have splity yarn on the needles?
Continue reading I’m Not Buying This Yarn Again – The Anti-Rec Thursday
I’m making a Pepita for my mommy-to-be. She’s due in the summer but her baby shower is coming up on me FAST which makes baby-knitting this week’s priority.
Continue reading Baby Knitting Makes Tough Guys Mushy
Before the holidays I might have mentioned that I knew a mom-to-be who is also a big appreciator of knitting. I may have bragged just a bit that I will soon have a baby to knit for, a baby that will frequently appear in public wearing things I have made for him. (Yep, baby is a Him.)
Baby is only a few inches tall and not available for modeling shoots but he is already the processor of a set of knit accessories.
Continue reading The One Where There is Baby Stuff
I don’t seem to have enough time for my knitting (or crocheting or spinning).
I heard that. That collective “duh” you all just made. I know that none of us ever have enough time for everything we want to do. But this is different. My stuff is REALLY starting to back up.
My current WIPS
Continue reading Finding Time