May 9th, 2009 other, patterns
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It serves me right to show you a nearly-completed baby sweater with an air of confidence that it would soon be finished! I clearly have not been sacrificing to the right knitting gods, because I took out my project to do the last of the knitting and what do I find? I’m not really sure how it happened… I just pulled it out of my…

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…

Alphamitts

Apr 21st, 2009 patterns
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If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know that I’ve been hard at work brainstorming and knitting up colorwork motifs. It’s a weekly routine I’ve been enjoying the familiarity of: thinking and charting during the week, knitting on Saturdays, blocking and photos on Sundays, and blogging on Mondays. This new pattern – “Alphamitts” – grew up as an off-shoot of that process… a…

Skyline Mittens

Feb 22nd, 2009 knitting, patterns
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Check it out– the Skyline Chilly blog now has its very own signature knitting pattern: the Skyline Mittens. This stranded colorwork project calls for two colors of Malabrigo worsted, a yarn you will surely enjoy working with as you create the perfect pair of hip handwarmers. Enjoy all the fun of knitting colorwork, without the repetitiveness of traditional motifs. Your hands will be as hip…

pleased as punch

Feb 22nd, 2009 crafts, crochet, knitting, other, patterns

In honor of the two-year anniversary of this blog, I am pleased as punch to announce the brand new Skyline Chilly website! If you generally read my posts through a feed reader, please do take a minute to click through to my site and have a look around. Rob has been working really hard to get this site redesigned from scratch, and I’m really proud…