For the most part, I try to knit and spin from stash fiber/yarn, but I've had a few fiber purchases come in the last month. My yarn stash is usually adequate for small projects and occasional kid sweaters. But since most of my yarns are single skeins bought with socks in mind, I have to… Continue reading Stash Sunday
About 7 years ago I knit this sweater for my now middle kiddo. It was not one of the first sweaters I had knit however both the cast-on and bind-offs were a bit tight. To be honest, it was never her favorite sweater but that's ok. Fast forward several years, we have Miss 4 year… Continue reading Reclaiming yarn
This week went by in a blur. Somehow it's Saturday and I don't know where the week went. I've been knitting and spinning every spare chance I have trying to finish projects. The mitts for my middle kiddo are coming along. The first is done - except for the thumb. I'm going to wait until… Continue reading Knit faster, the holidays are coming!
I'm slowly making progress on my middle kiddos fingerless mitts. The first mitt is about an inch away from binding off, then just the thumb left. She loves it so far and the yarn is really nice to knit with. I decided to put the Milo vests in the basket of ignored projects until after… Continue reading WIP Wednesday and plus a cast on
Every year I say I'm not going to knit for the holidays. And every year I end up trying to cramp a bunch of projects in the queue in time for gifting. While it's not a huge deal if I don't finish these projects in time, I'd still like to get them done quickly. The… Continue reading Christmas knitting fever