I know I’ve been an awful blogger, I cant remember the last time I posted, but Halloween gets me excited about everything so I want to start up again. I love dressing up, and especially as fairy tale heroines. This year I was Red Riding Hood (its actually a repeat from last year, but I … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
I’ve finished my ribbed lace bolero, with pattern as promised 😉 I decided not to give the sleeves ribbing, like most of you suggested. I liked how it was sort of dainty, even with worsted weight yarn, and I thought ribbing on the sleeves would be too heavy for it. The shape of this is … Continue reading Ribbed Lace Bolero
I finished my secret toy! This months theme for the Craftster knitting challenge is “Where the Wild Things Are”, in other words, knitted monsters. Originally I’d planned on making Dracula himself, but I decided it would be easier -and cuter- for me to make a baby vampire. He’s knit on size 4 needles using assorted … Continue reading Dracula Jr.
It’s not really so beaded now. Maybe if I come across some beautiful ones, I’ll add them. Pattern: Beaded Cami by Black Dog Designs Yarn: Patons Grace Needes: Size 6 circulars; F crochet hook for straps My cami has finally finished blocking. About a day and a half, which felt like ages because I was … Continue reading Beaded cami
Today is the hottest we’ve seen this year in Toronto. If I were brave, I’d take the train down to the beach to show off my latest finished knit, but I think i got enough sun(burn) yesterday during a long hike(also, I’m pretty content with my air conditioning). The pattern for this is Lelah, by … Continue reading Lelah
I recently loaded up on cotton yarn in anticipation of the warm weather coming. I’ve already finished one project and have a few more planned. The first is the Saturday Market Bag from Magknits. I used some great alterations from disdressed for a two strap bag instead of one, because it seemed sturdier to me … Continue reading Summer Knitting
Endpaper Ipod Sock My first real foray in to fair isle. I think every knitter with an mp3 player has made a sock for it at some point, and I figured it was time to clothe my Toshiba Gigabeat for the winter season. I used the chart from Eunny Jang’s Endpaper Mitts because it was … Continue reading Catching up:Fair Isle