wild feet

Nov 30th, 2007 knitting, yarn p8rn fridays

In terms of Fiber Friday, today’s yarn has already been a feature— back in the days when the sun streamed in the windows! It’s Wildfoote from Brown Sheep Co., in the descriptively named “Desert Grass” colorway. I like how in that original post I predicted that the yarn would be good for autumn knitting, and now here we are in late autumn, and I’m Christmas…

good news, all around

Nov 29th, 2007 knitting, other, work

Good news comes in many forms today, both in and out of cyberspace. Anna is having a contest for lovely stitch markers, and it ends on Friday so get your entries in! The Yarn Harlot showed off the newest product from Lorna’s Laces, so that’ll increase our exposure and their popularity even more. Most imporantly, Rob has had an extremely attractive job offer from uBid.com,…

crosswalker socks

Nov 27th, 2007 books, knitting, other, patterns

As I hoped, the holiday weekend gave me lots of time to finish knitting my Crosswalkers Socks and do the bulk of the work of getting the pattern available on the web. As with seemingly everything in my crafting life, finishing one thing (like knitting a pair of socks) only leaves me with even less time and more things to do (like learning to fix…


Nov 23rd, 2007 other, work, yarn p8rn fridays

In addition to current knitting projects and reading material, I made sure to bring a new skein of sock yarn with me for gratuitous travelling yarn pictures! The seasonal changes may have motivated my purchase of his Twisted Fiber Arts Organic Stripes, or maybe it’s just great luck that the skein I chose blends perfectly with our surroundings here in New York this autumn. The…

sometimes simplifying

Nov 19th, 2007 knitting, other

Over the weekend, I used any & every excuse to get out of knitting. This is probably the worst second sock syndrome ever! It’s made worse by being completely irrational, because the sock is already started, and already to the heel (the best part). I even worked on a seriously old unfinished project to avoid sock knitting… and this at a time when I’m dying…