Category Archives: knitting

Monday Project Report – The Beginning Of A Bulky Scrappy Blanket

For this week’s scrap project I turned to my bag of leftover bulky yarns.  After so much time pressured work to finish Xmas presents during the past two months, I was ready for some mindless knitting.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Bella Mittens & Toothless Hat

I discovered two things this week. First – I LOVE Misti Alpaca Chunky yarn.  It is soft – it is warm – and it is really so pretty knit up. Second – I have to have a pair of Bella … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – A Second Pair of Lettuce Knit Armwarmers

Woo Hoo!!  The Lettuce Knit Armwarmers are done!!!! There are a lot of reasons for me to be excited about this. First – this is (almost) the last Xmas 2012 present I have to make.  (I am still finishing up … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Chip’s Antler (Pine Tree?) Hat

This week’s project was Chip’s new hat.  Chip picked out the pattern – The Antler Hat by Tin Can Knits.  This is a free pattern on Ravelry and part of their Pacific Knits Collection.  They designed a very nice sweater … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Chip’s Fingerless Gloves

The one thing Chip asked for before Xmas was a pair of fingerless gloves.  So we did some research, found a pattern that used a worsted weight yarn, picked out the yarn (Madelinetosh Vintage in Van Dyke Brown) and then … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Update – Too Small Toothless and Funky Wrapping

Today’s blog post is a quicky since I have to gather the family and get to Chip’s sister’s house for the family celebration today, but I wanted to post quickly because – well – for a change I have time … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Dead Fish Hat and Star Wars Hat (the Dark Side)

Finally finished the “have to finish before Xmas” hats today.  I still may knit one or two more before Xmas but I don’t have to knit them.  They are just bonus.  Also, I have an idea for how I am … Continue reading

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