london’s pride

Jan 25th, 2008 knitting, pets, work, yarn p8rn fridays

This week, I think I’m on a roll with finishing projects, which is somewhat rare and hopefully productive and satisfying. Last night I resurrected a six-month-old forgotten project, and I’ve finished with the Malabrigo Loafers (except for their soles and taking photographs..), so now I’m feeling free to start up something new. I’m not trying to make anyone jealous here, and I know we’ve already…

monday’s yarn day

Jan 21st, 2008 knitting, work

Today was made of the stuff that makes Mondays notorious. A couple of things happened that really make glad that my only plan for the evening is to relax at home turning this wonderful yarn into these deliciously ironic slippers.  I’m not the type to complain about the extremely cold weather we’ve been having, but I will complain that it’s making it really difficult to…


Jan 18th, 2008 knitting, work, yarn p8rn fridays

As promised, here’s the yarn for the Fitted Knits sweater, which I hope to get to knitting soon (since I have the yarn and all). I’ve got test knitting and hopefully a knit-along for gift knitting, to get through first, and more things going on in my day-to-day life to keep my away from knitting than ever before. I’ve also got a second sock that’s…

switching to swatching

Jan 16th, 2008 books, knitting, work

I knew it would be very hard to compete with the widespread and international attention that my last post received, so I decided there was only one thing to do. Amaze and astound my dear readers with that most wondrous, exciting part of knitting… swatching. Hold on to your hats, folks! We’re talking washed and blocked swatches. Can you handle the excitement? I’ve had a…

fuzzy fandom

Jan 13th, 2008 crafts, knitting, other, patterns, work

Ever since Rob got his geeky new job, complete with cubicle, he’s been asking for desktop toy and office decorations to liven the place up. We got him a Rubiks Cube this weekend, but I couldn’t let him start another Monday without some handmade flair in the workplace. What better to send him off with than a favorite gaming icon? I designed and knit these…