Things I have cozied:

Mar 10th, 2011 knitting, work

A lot of inanimate objects tend to develop jackets when there is a knitter around. The most recent victim suspect specimen is the French Press coffee maker in my kitchen, now toastily insulating its content under a shroud of alpaca and Kidsilk Haze: The French Press Cozy knitting came about because I was committing a major knitter’s faux pas: using my hot water bottle cozy…

deja vu

Dec 4th, 2009 knitting, swaps

This project may look a little familiar to you! For those of you who are regular readers, my Nov. 1st post featured a hat exactly like this one.. but this IS a different version of it, just knitted up in the same yarn, same color, same pattern. Yes– I enjoyed making the Ana Hat that much, enough to make it all over again without changing…

malabrigo mitts

Nov 29th, 2009 crafts, knitting

I decided I wouldn’t do much, if any, knitting for holiday gifts this year. Between knitting and spinning projects for myself, paid sample knitting, and keeping up with the weekly motif swatches, my available crafting time is pretty much booked up.  Since I like to have knitting as a relaxing and inspiring hobby that benefits me, it’s counterproductive to overdo it with too many deadlines…

gathered goodness

Nov 1st, 2009 knitting

In contrast to the hat I previously wrote about, I have nothing but positive feelings about this one. It’s Ana from Perl Grey. This hat has a fairly unusual construction, which I was skeptical about to begin with, but as I knitted and finished the hat, I just became more and more impressed with the design and my project. A hat success! As you can…