Where Did My Day Go?

Wow. We got up at a reasonable hour and set about getting things done around the house, meals, chores, etc. The next thing I know it’s 7 pm in the evening and I haven’t posted a thing! I finally remembered which yarn I used for the test knit. It’s one of Jo Dee’s Fishknit’s Yarns,Continue reading “Where Did My Day Go?”

Starting a Sweater

I dug out several skeins of Cascade 220 worsted in brown and found a top-down pullover pattern that I liked online, The Weekend Sweater by Darling Jadore. It’s very easy and has short rows to shape the neck so it’s higher at the back of the sweater. I’ve finished the neck shaping and I’m onContinue reading “Starting a Sweater”

Another Finished Project

I altered the pattern somewhat since it called for worsted and I used DK yarn. It needs a soaking in wool wash and blocking. Before blocking it fits me nicely, coming down to just below my earlobes. It will likely relax quite a bit when it’s wet finished. Now I am back to working onContinue reading “Another Finished Project”

Finished Hat on the Horizon

I have an inch or two of plain knitting with the main color and then I’ll start the decreases for the top of the hat. Haven’t decided how long I want the hat to be so I’ll play it by ear. The Hitchhiker scarf is coming along nicely. I like patterns that have easily memorizedContinue reading “Finished Hat on the Horizon”