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32. Trillium Lake Snowshoe, Mt Hood

Trillium Lake Snowshoe  November 18, 2017    (#55)

We walked the loop around Trillium Lake from the Trillium Lake snowpark. It was a beautiful blue sky day with plenty of fresh snow. 94 more words

NaKniSweMo Update

Current stitch count: 31,868 stitches

I used a tubular cast on for the ribbing, in the past I’ve always used the stockinette version and I’ve loved the neat finished look but not the hassle of undoing the provisional cast on and picking up stitches.  196 more words


Playing chicken while knitting

There may be some amongst my followers who pursue the gentle craft of knitting. If so, some of you may know that heart-stopping moment when you have a certain amount of wool left, and wonder whether it will be enough to knit to the end of that row, which is a preferred place to begin a new ball of wool. 228 more words


No blog post today. I’m up to my eyeballs in custom toque orders!

Keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming giveaway 😊

There’s no new ball

Are you going to get this colour? (Yukita)

Ah…… I don’t think so. We can do with white and gray mix instead. (Sanae)

Aw, why it finished here! 16 more words


Knitted Glove, Fingering Weight, In Process

This is a pattern I learned during a bible study group over 10 years ago.  Handed down for ages hand written on scraps of tattered paper. 255 more words


Knitting the Distance Pt. II

A few weeks ago, while updating my Needles and Hooks stash on Ravelry, I went through my projects and updated the yarn used. In doing so, Ravelry can see how many metres (or yards, if you prefer) you have used in your projects, and at the very bottom of your projects page, it tells you how many metres are in all of your projects combined. 118 more words