kiddin’

Dec 19th, 2008 yarn p8rn fridays

Today’s yarn was a total impulse-buy from my laceweight phase, but even though I have no idea what/when I’ll knit with it, I know exactly why I wanted it: the weird in-between-shades color! The yarn is Louet KidLin, and the color name is “Melon Green.” I have no idea where they go that name from… it looks more like oatmeal mushroom to me. If there’s…

almost famous

Dec 18th, 2008 other, pets

My kitty London made it onto Stuff on My Cat again– is this her 3rd time? I don’t quite remember off-hand. This time, my knitting is featured as well! Both¬† the knitted Weighted Companion Cube AND the first Kitty Pi made it into the picture and onto the greater feline lol-web. I know I have at least one more stuff-on-Londie picture pending in their site’s…

stripey

Dec 17th, 2008 dyeing, knitting

As I’ve mentioned, I did a good amount of procrastinating my finish-along knitting in the past few weeks, including starting a plain-jane stockinette sock. It’s been a long time since I’ve knitted anything that was just mindless knitting in the round, and I loved it. Even though it didn’t take a lot of brainpower, the stitching was so satisfying, and the sock really flew. I…

bag it

Dec 15th, 2008 sewing, tutorials

For me, the surest sign of procrastination is embarking on an unusual project, just perfect for taking up lots of time, and totally different from the intended task at hand. So when I took the rare step of breaking out my sewing machine this weekend, you know it was because I am procrastinating on my finish-along¬† and holiday knitting! I had a lot of fun…

green Green line

Dec 12th, 2008 dyeing, work, yarn p8rn fridays

I have mentioned before that my blogging strategy for the dark months is to take several posts’ pictures during a rare home-when-sunny time, so that I have material lined up in advance on these dark mornings. So I basically took pictures of all of my yarn in advance, and I’ve been delivering them to you for Fiber Fridays in order of appearance. Today, I am…