Knitting Project: A More Ladylike Riff on the Man Hat

There is a cold snap forecast to hit Topeka next week so I decided to bust out hats for a pretty awesome couple I know through Silverbackks. Kim's hat is detailed on this post and Ami's is on another. I tend to prefer designs more on the minimal side, with less lace...

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Knitting Project: Aguas Windschief for Ami

This, my friends, was the first knitting project that I've really enjoyed in a very long time. Love the yarn. Malabrigo Rios in a gorgeous colorway. Love the pattern. The Windschief is a fairly quick knit that allows for some mindless knitting while still having...

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And she’s knitting!

My knitting libido has admittedly been pretty low over the last few years. Add that to a meatball-related wrist injury and most of my attempts to pick up the needles have been short-lived and sporadic. The exception would be a wrap for my bro's MiL... but that will...

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Knitting Mojo… Is it back?

I lost my knitting mojo, y'all. Why? Oh, gosh. Probably a combination of reasons. Busy at work. Taking classes to get another degree. Stress. Working on 'obligation' projects that I really didn't want to do. And, perhaps not least, a really horrifyingly terrible...

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MKAL: Cruising Right Along

I'm cruising right along on the MKAL over on Ravelry. One of the interesting things about this MKAL is that there are two different clues each week. You chose whichever strikes your fancy, finish it and move onto the next when it is available. This means there will...

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Mystery KAL: Ysolda’s Follow Your Arrow

Ever done a Mystery Knit-A-Long? Good, neither have I. After some encouragement from a Facebook friend, I joined Ysolda Teague's Follow Your Arrow Mystery Knit-A-Long. If you're not familiar with the term, a KAL is an organized group knitting the same pattern at the...

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The Mystery Project

I'm officially starting my holiday crafting! The actual project progress will be kept under wraps, as the recipient reads this blog! I'll post pix and links to the pattern after it has been opened. Love the yarn? Go and check out Laura and Steph's shop, Wilde Thyme...

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