handknit heroes

Jan 21st, 2009 other

Over the weekend, I received my advance review copy of Handknit Heroes… have you heard about this? It’s a new knitting-theme comic book, with all the stylings of a serial superhero story, with the added bonuses of knit-centric plot and characters, complete with a knitting pattern in the back of each issue. It’s going to be available by mail and also off-the-rack at yarn stores,…

meow monday

Jan 19th, 2009 other, pets

I know, I said I wasn’t the type to overload you with pet pictures, yet here I am posting the 2nd cat-centric blog post in a week. It’s just that she’s becoming a real starlet over at Stuff on My Cat! At least this one has knitting in it: Regular knitting content to resume shortly, I promise! I’m almost done with my Textured Circular Shrug……

almost famous

Dec 18th, 2008 other, pets

My kitty London made it onto Stuff on My Cat again– is this her 3rd time? I don’t quite remember off-hand. This time, my knitting is featured as well! Both  the knitted Weighted Companion Cube AND the first Kitty Pi made it into the picture and onto the greater feline lol-web. I know I have at least one more stuff-on-Londie picture pending in their site’s…

twisted think tank

Dec 10th, 2008 knitting, other, patterns, work

Wow, you’ve all been leaving such gracious & encouraging comments on the colorwork sock and the hot water cozy… I really appreciate that you appreciate my work! Somehow, I don’t think that today’s project is going to get as enthusiastic a response. So far, several of the people who have seen it have commented that they find it either disturbing or disgusting. I think it’s…

reddish to my repertoire

Nov 24th, 2008 knitting, other

I did it again… I started a quickie project that was fun to knit, instead of working on older items that need dedication & completing. I used the Sheep & Wool hat pattern, because I knew the colorwork would be fun, and these days I am just loving the look of Noro stripes and a solid background. I bought Noro Silk Garden (because I had…