Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Hooded Scarf

It still needs to be blocked... Remind me to do that before I leave Ohio.

Monday, December 29, 2008

Yarn Tourism: Columbus

Can I really call it yarn tourism in my place of birth? I say yes based on the address listed on my California driver's license. I stopped by at the Knitter's Mercantile this afternoon for a quick visit on my way to a previously scheduled encounter. Was it as lovely as I remember it from 6 months ago? Yes it was. I picked up some of my favorite ever multi-purpose yarn(Nashua Creative Focus superwash wool), and a few sale silk skeins for a new moebius.

Saturday, December 27, 2008


From Knitty.com in Nashua Creative Focus Cotton for Patrick...

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Sockeye Moebius

This moebius scarf was made for Crowe using Lamb's Pride Worsted from the sockeye salmon... It came out rather well.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Fulling advice?

I knit a hat (100% wool) for my brother that looks as though it would be too big for Magilla Gorilla. My brother is not a gorilla. Any ideas on felting/fulling it? I already started by hand, but it just keeps getting bigger!!! Ack!!!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

New Favorite Yarn

(image ganked from birds and yarn)

I don't usually work with DK weight yarn (I'm not British!) But I am making an exception here. It's very economical and absolutely gorgeous. Be on the lookout for Fern Glade from the latest Knitty.

Sunday, December 14, 2008


Orange makes me happy, usually. I think I need something stronger today.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Rifle Cozy... Complete!

I think I may have a touch of something, and shouldn't be wasting time posting about my knitting projects, but I was excited about finishing this guy! I plan to write up the pattern over x-mas break at some point.

Detail of the flap.
The only idea I had for showing the whole thing... it measures 6 inches wide by 40 inches long to fit the rifle specs I got from my Uncle Sonny. Hope Dad likes it.

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Random Picture

This was an oddly painted tractor at Casa de Fruta near Gilroy where I stopped to avail myself of the facilities on my way home from Bakersfield. The Casa de Fruta experience was kind of lame and overpriced, but I liked this combo of blue, green, and orange.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Banana Slug Socks

This is my first attempt at 2-at-a-time socks, I don't think I like it. I prefer double pointed needles, I get nasty laddering with circs as you can see above... These are for me though, so I'm not being too picky.