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Blogoween Post #1- Knitted Halloween

When many knitters think of holidays and knitting they think of Christmas (and all the present knitting that goes with it), not many think of Halloween first. 364 more words


Allover Zigzags

This is Blaze, from Knitty Fall 2004.  Doesn’t that deep orange make your heart sing?  And I adore the wide neckline.  A quick read of the pattern instructions suggests it’s just a standard bind-off, but I would be tempted to do it in i-cord, for a really clean, bold finish.

All the News That's Fit to Stitch: "These go to eleven."

I don’t know if it’s the whisperings of autumn in the air, or the fact that schools are back in session, but, whatever the reason, things in the world of knitting are starting to liven up lately. 269 more words

Sock Knitting Lessons

I mentioned previously that I was teaching my friend and classmate Chelsea how to knit socks.  On Monday night we finished her first sample sock! 84 more words

Project Progress Wednesday

Socks in progress

I love socks, everyone secretly loves a good pair of knitted socks in non scratchy wool based yarn.

And I love new ideas on how to make socks, different heels, adding a lace motif, stripes, doing the sole and picking up stitches to make a sock… And a great place for finding these things is Knitty. 217 more words


FO - Lempster

Pattern: Lempster, by Norah Gaughan, available free from knitty.com
Size: 40″ Finished Measurement
Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Homestead, 7 skeins of “Taupe Heather”, color #2… 398 more words


A New Toy

Once upon a time there was an USAF weather guy named Aaron. He also made spindles, but these weren’t just any spindles, they were made with love from colored pencils. 64 more words