I've been knitting like the wind on my Celestarium this week. I'm at the last increase row between the E charts and the F charts! Yay!? Just 55 rows with 576 stitches each left! (Plus the edging.) o.O The yarn has been leaving blue dye on my hands like crazy. I really hope it doesn't… Continue reading WiP Wednesday
I've decided that my one button band (the seed stitch one) needs to be redone, because the first buttonhole (OF COURSE it was the first one!) disrupts the seed stitch pattern where it shouldn't. And I didn't notice it until a day or two ago. HOW did I not see that?? Anyhow - that will… Continue reading Master Knitter Monday, and WiPs.
I stayed up past midnight last night so I could cast on right away for my Camp Loopy project! I've gotten a few rows done on it so far today, and hopefully I'll have a good chunk of knitting time tonight to work on it. Pattern: Catkin by Carina Spencer Yarn: Dream in Color Smooshy in color… Continue reading WiP Wednesday
A virtual summer camp, that is. I've jumped on the Loopy Ewe Camp Loopy bandwagon! I ordered two colors of Dream In Color Smooshy to do a Catkin shawl with, but ended up not liking the gold color (Gold Experience - the skein was too orange for my taste), so I ordered another skein of Enchanted… Continue reading I’m going to Summer Camp!
The Charlotte Purls are having a Bag KCAL, so here is my project:Pattern: My own designYarn: Patons Classic Wool, and Knit Picks Wool of the AndesNeedle size: US9I started it by hand at the bottom, and then worked in the round towards the top. A few days after I started it, I got a Bond… Continue reading Leaf Purse
....I now officially have it!Here is my finished Aeolian Shawl: Pattern: Aeolian Shawl from KnittyYarn: Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud in Stream Heather colorway (2 skeins)Needles: US 2.5 (3.0mm)Beads: size 8 Matsumi green iris beads (from Fire Mountain Gems)Started: March 19thFinished: April 4thI wanted something slightly bigger than the small size shown in the pattern, but… Continue reading The Lace Bug…
We took our new camper for a spin at Morrow Mountain this last weekend. Here it is: It's so much more roomy inside than our other one. We love it! (And we were so excited to find out that the park had added electric to some of their campsites, woo hoo! That means we can… Continue reading Camping, Frog pond, and a Capelet