Monthly Archives: June 2007

WIP Report: Stripey vest getting there, but not without pain.

First up, Boo’s stripey vest is progressing: It would have been done faster but for my being stumped on how to bind off for the armholes when knitting in the round. The pattern is written flat and I’ve altered it … Continue reading

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Oh well.

So, the Moebius Cowl didn’t work out. Not enough yarn. I cut out two rounds of the main section, and one section of the lace, and didn’t have enough to cast off. Then I ripped back, cut out two more … Continue reading

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WIP Report: two weeks worth!

First of all, my CPH is nearly done! Nearly, as in I’m weaving in the ends. Otherwise it is D-O-N-E DONE! Er, well, then I need to order a zipper, but <i>besides that</i>. DONE! Here it is in all its … Continue reading

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The beauty that is the internet, or how to obtain pattern corrections

I haven’t talked about Ravelry yet, I don’t think. In short, Ravelry is freakin’ awesome. It’s a “knitting and crochet community” that puts everything I have been searching for online all in one place. Pattern suggestions, yarn suggestions, and most … Continue reading

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Rag Rugs

My aunt used to make rag rugs when I was a kid. They were (and perhaps still are, it’s been a while!) everywhere in her house. After all, what better to wipe your feet on than old rags? I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Sassy Sidewinders: My Perpensockular Problems

Weeeelllll…. so my socks didn’t quite work out. I got up to Act IV where you do the grafting and tried to stretch the thing around my foot and, well, clearly it wasn’t going to work. I actually started guessing … Continue reading

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WIP: Bear and socks

I actually have some pictures today! First up, socks. On a whim and because I found the idea fascinating and because it was a five part tutorial that I thought I might actually be able to keep up with and … Continue reading

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