Archive for the ‘Knitting’ Category

Fall time hats

Thursday, October 21st, 2010 Posted in FOs, Knitting | No Comments »

This is my Gwen Slouch pattern, knitted in bulky yarn (can't remember what yarn -- bought it in Blacksburg, VA February-ish while E was getting tatted). I knitted this on a size 9 circ, and just eliminated one pattern repeat. "Vintage" ...

Black & White Houndstooth

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 Posted in FOs, Knitting | 3 Comments »

Houndstooth pillow I knitted for my mom. It looks like the Pottery Barn catalog, but it's actually my parents' own beautiful living room! Details on the pattern coming soon. I knitted a smaller one for myself as well, which I have ...

Colorful Austin Shorties

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 Posted in FOs, Knitting | 1 Comment »

I bought this lovely Koigu KPPPM when visiting Austin in June at super cute shop called Hill Country Weavers -- also, it had AC which was greatly needed at the time! I wanted to knit some toe-up short socks for ...

Multicolor Infinity Scarf

Monday, February 22nd, 2010 Posted in FOs, Knitting | 3 Comments »

Multicolored Infinity scarf, holding 2 strands of many different colors of worsted together. Casted on 120 stitches in the round with a size 13 needle and just did garter stitch round and round. I gave it to my friend Lola -- ...

Resolutions 2010

Sunday, January 10th, 2010 Posted in Knitting | No Comments »

Some goals for 2010... Projects: - Dolman sweater knit from wrist to wrist (a la the Anthropologie one I die for, but could never justify purchasing) - I'm thinking Ultra Alpaca - 2 socks at a time on one circular (this was pushed ...

2009 Resolution Recap

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 Posted in Knitting | 1 Comment »

Picture of me in snow wearing my Noro Striped Scarf courtesy of Lola at theshutterette.com <-- an AH-mazing photo blog. A year ago, I listed some knitting resolutions for 2009. Let's see how I did... Projects I’d like to complete in 2009: Finish ...

Racing Stripe Cardi

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in FOs, Knitting | 2 Comments »

Another 2009 goal complete! I finished the Indigo Playmate, from Wendy Bernard's Custom Knits. It was my first top-down sweater, and I loved it! Being able to try it on as I went was a huge plus. Obviously, I customized ...

Dolman

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 Posted in Designing, Knitting | 3 Comments »

Ever since I saw this on the Anthropologie website: ... the thought of designing and knitting a dolman style sweater has taken over my mind!! Exhibit A: Exhibit B: Exhibit C: Seems like it would be so cozy, and also a great layering piece. A ...

Gwen En Français

Friday, September 18th, 2009 Posted in Knitting | No Comments »

I'm excited and flattered to report that my Gwen Slouchy Beret pattern has been translated into French by Jonathan Ayers, who is a knitting instructor at Effiloché in Montreal, Quebec! The response to this pattern in general has really inspired ...

Lazy picture taking and things to come

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 Posted in FOs, Knitting | 1 Comment »

So, I knitted this multidirectional diagonal scarf for my cousin, but finished it at the last minute and never snapped any photos. Basically, it looks exactly like this (stole this pic from kimbellina on Ravelry) minus the fringe: So, until I ...