Aug 15th, 2008 patterns, yarn p8rn fridays

I’ll admit it. I did NOT want to be left out when the Loopy Ewe announced its limited edition 2nd anniversary sock kit. I’d really wanted to try the Handmaiden Casbah sock yarn anyway, and the special “Loopified” colorway was right up my alley. It also came with a generously sized coffee mug, which has been perfect for my morning knitting. But unlike some Loopy…

electric / eclectic

Aug 6th, 2008 knitting, patterns
Roof Ridge Socks

We lost power in the strong storms on Monday night, and just got it back this afternoon (on the second day without it).  It was pretty frustrating to be without electricity, but everyone made it through OK (even the fishtank), with the exception of the food in the fridge. One benefit of the outage was that it delayed my posting this by a day or…


Jul 23rd, 2008 knitting, patterns

Last night, the temperature dipped down into the 60’s, and it was so delightful to sleep with the windows open instead of the air conditioner for once. It was chilly, even! I love sleeping when it is cooler because it makes the cozy blankets and accumulated warmth all the more inviting. That’s how I feel about these Hand-holders fingerless gloves! Looking at these pictures, I’m…

handholding, now available

Jul 16th, 2008 knitting, patterns
handholders fingerless gloves

EDIT: Since Knit Pink is no longer active, you can download the knitting pattern by clicking here. _____________________ I am so happy to finally release this pattern! I’ve had everything finished and waiting since April (you can tell in the pictures I am wearing a jacket– jacket weather! I long for those days.), but I was waiting for the official launch of Knit Pink to…

the little black one

Jul 6th, 2008 knitting, patterns
black mushroom

Another addition to the steady stream of toys that seem to leave home and end up in Rob’s office. I would take pictures of this guy with his brethren that I knitted back in January, except that I never end up seeing any of these toys again, after I finish making them and they jump into Rob’s briefcase. At least I know they are well-loved!…