Hello lovely readers! I'm so sorry for the radio silence here, but I had to really throw myself at the test knit in order to get it done on time, and I'm proud to say that I have! The deadline was tomorrow, and I just submitted my official photos. The pattern is out now, so… Continue reading I finished a test knit!
I just wanted to share how much fun I'm having test knitting a sweater. If you're not already familiar, "test knitting" means that I'm knitting a pattern that hasn't been published yet. I, along with a group of others, am essentially finding the bugs in the pattern so that it can be published without any… Continue reading Test Knitting
Hi everyone! I feel badly because I haven't posted anything new in a week, and even that last post wasn't very exciting. Don't worry, I haven't forgotten about this blog. To the contrary! I have an interesting how to/recipe post planned that I thought I would be able to get up on Sunday, but then… Continue reading A Brief Update
I'm sure this can't just be me: does anyone else out there have an unmanageable queue of planned projects? I sure do! Yesterday I forced myself to sit down and plan out what order I'll be doing my upcoming projects in and assigned some due dates (and even start dates) to a few of them.… Continue reading Time to Strategize
I think I might be a process knitter. I'm not really sure, though. I can't really imagine knitting something that I or some intended recipient wouldn't use, so in that way I'm a practical knitter, but I'm also always eager to try the next thing. Lately, I've been on a learning binge. First, I took… Continue reading New Skills
I have an announcement to make: I am officially a grown up knitter. That's right, I finally blocked some of my finished objects. Please, hold your applause until the end. Okay, so this is really a confession--I never blocked any of my FOs before. Shaaaaaaame! But I promise, no more! Now that I've done it… Continue reading Pop, Lock, and Block It
On March 22nd of 2017, I found out that my only sister was pregnant with her first child. On March 25th, I started knitting a baby blanket. I wasn't learning to knit, thankfully, though it had been quite a while since I had picked up the needles. I learned to knit in roughly 2005. I… Continue reading A Knitting Round Up