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The Break Up Scarf

I made this scarf for a friend. At the time, she was going through a breakup with someone she had been seeing for almost a year-which for teenagers is practically a lifetime-and wanted something “cozy” to get her through the whole my-life-is-over-and-all-I-want-is-pancakes stage of the breakup. 142 more words


Knitted Blanket, AKA Old Faithful

I call this blanket “Old Faithful.” Why? Because any time that I thought to myself “For the love of all things holy, if I drop another stitch again I am going to burn down a craft store” Old Faithful was there. 272 more words


WIP Wednesday May 27th, 2015

ECXITED!!! Opened my Etsy shop Yaay! You can find me under OffHoursbyElvira

But what’s new this week :)

Finished this week my lace shawl! Was nice sitting in de sun in the garden on Sunday to knit the last rounds. 130 more words


Pop Life

I just emailed a resume and cover letter in an earnest attempt to gain employment for the first time in…I don’t know, at least eight months. 143 more words


Yarn Along -27 May 2015

Yarn Along this week and the Bulgarian knee socks are finished.  I love them.

It’s so hard to get a cute picture of socks by yourself. 92 more words


Up the Hill and Home Again, or, where I consider knitting photographs and blogging.

Yesterday was another opportunity to visit Rothbury and get up onto the hill. Setting off from opposite the bus station (no longer here) we walked up through the town (is Rothbury a town or a village?) and  past the cottages. 825 more words


FO: Stripey Mismatched Yoga Socks

And the super FO week continues.

Today we have the socks for my little sister’s yoga socks.

Knee-highs are, well, long. Especially when the wearer is 6’+ tall. 404 more words