shepherd sheridan

Jul 31st, 2009 knitting, work, yarn p8rn fridays

I made another alien. They are so addictive. I bought a big sack of eyes for more. But I know I promised an end to the parade of finished knits, so how about some good ol’ yarn pr0n instead? It’s Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport in 909 Sheridan, that I dyed for an upcoming sweater project. Along with our other June ’09 releases, this new color…

needs a name

Jul 30th, 2009 knitting

Just one more finished project to share, a little one. It’s been a great streak of awesome FO’s right? Well I’m all out of almost-done projects, so that will cool off for a while. I do actually have one more thing, the bulky cabled Estes Vest, but it came out fitting pretty badly and I’m avoiding the problem for the moment. (I’m going to try…

hardly handmade

Jul 28th, 2009 dyeing, knitting

I’ve really done it this time. I keep saying things like, “I need to get better at sharing before-pictures of my projects” and “Sorry to surprise you with a FO pic, this project went too fast to get WiP shots”, but then I go and pull out something like this. It’s Thermal in some fingering weight merino that I bought on cones and dyed myself….

scrunchy soft

Jul 26th, 2009 knitting

I’m trying to wear more blue. I don’t have a lot of it in my wardrobe, but when I have worn it, I realized it looks good with my eye color and I should try and work it in more often. I have a blue sweater project planned and up next, and I’ll definitely be on the lookout for opportunities to wear my latest Milkweed….

inspired itch

Jul 25th, 2009 knitting, spinning

The thing about my knitting hobby is that it really does run on inspiration. There are times when I’m inspired to work on a project and nothing can impede my progress. Other times, the inspiration disappears for a project, and it can languish in a drawer for months or years. The great part about this is I’ve been producing a fabulous stream of useful and…