Boo! Toe-Up Socks

Sep 21st, 2008 other

Just want the download? Click here.   In case you hadn’t heard, the Super Sock Scarefest is a fun group of frighteningly devoted sock knitters, working on fun, free, spooky sock patterns at a feverish pace of a pair per 10 days throughout the autumn months leading up to Halloween! I’m proud to announce my design contribution to this ghoulish endeavor: my new free pattern…

coming cozy

Sep 13th, 2008 knitting, other

We had a few days earlier in the week where the weather foreshadowed the coming colder seasons– it’s wasn’t actually cold, but it got cool enough at night to get me thinking about warm woolens for winter. Rob has a recurring problem in winter: since he is very tall, his feet tend to find their way out from under the covers, and get cold. The…


Aug 24th, 2008 knitting, other
jaywalker 2

My jury duty plan to get my Hanami within a weekend’s knitting of finishing was derailed by the fact that instead of spending the day with my knitting in the jury assembly room, I was actually called to be on a panel of interviewees within an hour of being there, and subsequently chosen to sit on a jury that lasted the rest of the week….

loving lace

Aug 11th, 2008 knitting, other

As promised, here are my progress photos for Hanami. (As of sunset Sunday!) I’m really enjoying the knitting on this project, as evidenced by its rapid growth. The geometric repeat of the basketweave section of the stole is perfect for making steady progress (since it’s at least predictable if not memorizable). The repeating sections are also very good for motivating my progress, since I’m dying…

irresistibly squidly

Jul 10th, 2008 crochet, knitting, other, swaps

Rob surprised me by wanting this project for his office (once he saw me knitting it). I thought for sure that it would be safe from abduction because of the orange/purple color scheme! But he loves it, so I can’t resist letting him take it to work where it will be appreciated and where his coworkers are starting to think of me as some kind…