Today, I’m having one of those days where I feel like a complete and utter failure. It’s mostly stemming from the fact that my first sweater design has run into a snag during testing. The worst part about it is that I anticipated the snag. I held my breath. I hoped my worst fear wouldn’t [...]
Well first, there’s this. My sweater design for KnitPicks is ALMOST ready for testing! At least it’s knitted. Now, I just have to let it dry. Seam it. Photograph it. Grade the pattern. Make tutorial videos. Have it tech edited. Sign up testers. Have it tested. Edit the pattern if necessary. And then, you know, [...]
My first sweater for the upcoming fall/winter season (and for luvinthemommyhood’s summer sweater knit along), Cloudy Sunday, is DONE! And I absolutely love it. This gorgeous boucle yarn was gifted to me by my mother-in-law, and at first, I was a bit apprehensive.
I have no idea if I’ll make this a regular feature on my blog. But hey – it’s Wednesday. And I’m WIPpin’ away over here. What better time to share a few of ‘em with ya? First, my luvinthemommyhood Summer Sweater Knit Along project – Cloudy Sunday. My mother-in-law bought me four skeins of this [...]
I apologize if the color is a little off in these photos. I was on vacation and using a computer that didn’t have my normal editing software on it! Forgive me! I think the first pattern that caught my eye when I joined Ravelry last year was the Owlet sweater by Kate Davies. And when [...]
I cannot say enough good things about this pattern by Lisa Chemery (frogginette on Ravelry). First, it was easy. I mean, REALLY easy. I finished the actual knitting in 48 hours flat. Seriously. Second, it was fun. The combination of large needles, thick yarn and instant gratification made this a perfect project for me. Next, [...]