I’ve been busy making hats!
The white hat, I’ve made three of this same style now. Quite fun. But for both patterns, why, oh, why, does the pattern suggest you knit it flat and sew together once done? 417 more words
In 2014, I knit fifteen sweaters. FIFTEEN. Only one of those sweaters was adult-sized, but fifteen sweaters is no small feat. Not to mention I also knit 9 vests, 11 hats, 1 cowl, 4 pairs of mitts, 1 pair of baby leggings, 4 pairs of socks, 3 bows, and countless swatches and project beginnings. 954 more words
At school, after a test or a lesson with a lots of writing, my students complain that their hands hurt. Usually, I reply enthusiastically, “That’s a good thing, you’ve worked hard,” or “You are developing writing stamina.” I’m not sure they feel as pleased about this as I do. 304 more words
Post-holiday creating means I finally have the time to do some projects I’ve been wanting to get to for a while. I’ve wanted to do this sweater and hat by Vickie Howell since I first saw it published in Creative Knitting magazine way back in the fall of 2013. 232 more words