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
Honestly, when I started this blog, I thought I'd mostly write posts about food, and yet here I am on the seventh post and just now getting around to food. Weird! Well, if this is going to be my first food post, it's fitting that it be about fermentation. If you're not already familiar, fermentation is probably… Continue reading Leftover Kraut
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
Hello all! First, an apology: I'm sorry I didn't write anything sooner. Last weekend was my graduate school commencement, and my family came to visit me from NJ, making it a very hectic week. Then this past week was a freakishly chaotic week at work (usually my job is pretty chill, and I genuinely love… Continue reading The Eventual Garden
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