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Only Four Years

This was the slowest ribbing ever. Less than two inches, and it took me nearly four years to complete!

I’ve mentioned these repurposed sleeves on and off over the years — always with a bit of bafflement as to  62 more words


Mr. Robertson's Scarf

Mr. Robertson is a longtime friend who means the world to me. We met on the first day of high school many years ago and our friendship has endured time zones, distance, lovers, family, and personal tragedy. 484 more words


FO: Puerperium Sweater

Pattern: Beyond Puerperium by Kelly Brooker
Size: Don’t remember exactly. Probably the 2nd or 3rd size.
Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh DK in Glazed Pecan

I went to visit a friend’s fresh baby this afternoon, so I can now finally show this adorable little cardigan. 180 more words


Babies Babies Babies

I have a several babies making their appearance this year in my circle of friends. And I’ve developed a reputation for gifting hand knits. Not that I don’t love knitting for wee ones but my limited craft time makes it hard to want to work on obligation knitting. 98 more words

Finished Objects

First FO's of the Year!

Wow, it’s the end of January already!  I might be having a harder time with how fast this month went because we’ve had such a mild winter in the Great Lakes so I’m not quite as worn down by snow and cold as I usually am at this time of year.   602 more words


FO Friday: Crochet Baby Blanket #2

I talked on Monday about my first (test) crochet blanket and how I started the second one. Guess what it’s done!

I chained fewer stitches on this one to make a longer blanket than the first and then worked the same half double crochet stitch. 158 more words


Warm Little Kitten Sweater

‘Tis done!

love this colour. It’s a brownish grey, and that sounds dirty and smoggy, but is actually very delicate and beautiful. The brown also makes it a  195 more words