sunrise sock

May 16th, 2009 knitting, patterns, swaps, work

Have you heard the Lorna’s Laces news? The latest in the Color Commentary series is out and it honors Wendy Johnson, toe-up sock knitter extraordinaire! The colorway was inspired by the sunrises she often photographs early in her workday, and we have been dyeing it nonstop this week. Of course, I’m taking my total immersion in the WendyKnits Sunrise colorway one step further by knitting…

not just sock

May 6th, 2009 knitting, swaps

I’m this close to finishing the baby sweater that I started over the weekend out of that Araucania sock yarn that I showed you. That’s the thing with baby knits– even at a fine gauge, they are incredibly quick to knit, and that makes them SO satisfying! The cuteness factor helps, too. I love the way the yarn’s colors have blended instead of striping. The…

yarn pr0n um, Saturday

May 2nd, 2009 swaps, yarn p8rn fridays

Oops- everything is getting away from me! The days of the week, the changing month, and a backlog of project pictures I need to be sharing with you. Today’s yarn is something that I’ve had in my stash since a recent swap, but since I cast on for a new project with it today, I figured I should show it to you so it won’t…

hop along

Apr 28th, 2009 knitting, patterns, swaps, work

This knitting project is a fun one, in lots of ways. I’m doing a knit-along with two of my coworkers for the Hopscotch Socks… we are all using the same colorway, but each of use are picking up a different color to coordinate with for the heels & toes. We are all at roughly the same point in the pattern so far, and it’s been…

stash doctor

Apr 10th, 2009 books, crafts, swaps, yarn p8rn fridays
flaming gossamer

In going through my stash for a yarn to post today, I realized I’ve got something of a yarn problem. I really love laceweight yarns, and I do enjoy the challenge and endurance test of knitting lace. (I’m having a ball with Maplewing, slowly but surely.) So, I should be thrilled that I have a good selection of laceweight in my stash, right? The problem…