Knit

  • Road to China Hat

    I wanted to do a hat as a birthday gift. And, of course, I had a 3 day time frame. (nothing like last minute knitting) I went to my local yarn shop Atilier San Francisco and explained my dilemma.  I ...
    Mar 27, 2013 2 Comments

  • Sweater Updates

    Kathy has been working on her sweater. Here is her report. The sleeves were all done, but I wanted to lengthen the body. Ripping back all those stitches, including cables and twisted stitches, was not...
    Dec 10, 2012 5 Comments

  • 8 Weeks to a Sweater: Week 2

    Last week we talked about gauge, and measuring. We figured out our size, and we cast on and got started. And from there on, each of our sweaters and our skill set are going to take a different path. L...
    Oct 08, 2012 No Comments

  • Project – Knit Cactus

    I saw a knit cactus that someone was using as a pin cushion, and I was charmed. I decided I “needed” to knit a cactus. (You know, “need”, like I “need” new shoes or...
    May 10, 2012 13 Comments

  • Project – Bunny Hat

    Really, is there anything cuter than a little kid in floppy bunny ears? No. So here is a pattern to help make that oh-so cute spring scene come true. Enjoy! I hope you find lots of chocolate! Knit B...
    Mar 20, 2012 9 Comments

  • Project: Knit Christmas Ball

    Christmas balls are vintage and shiny and hard and fragile. So I broke with all of those qualities and made one that is new and soft and matte and durable. Disclaimer: I am certainly not the first per...
    Dec 05, 2011 1 Comment