Day 31

At long last, it's the last day of Blogtoberfest!  Overall, I enjoyed the challenge of blogging every day for a month.  It pushed me to keep knitting, buying yarn, and thinking of post ideas.  While I didn't venture as far outside my blogging box as I thought I might, I'm satisfied with this month's content. [...]

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Day 30

Friday Fill Ins, The Day Before Halloween Edition!   1. It was a dark and stormy night, and the motion-detector lights kept turning on outside. 2. No one wanted an entire stack of knitting books, so I offered to take the books myself. 3. Rushing out, I almost forgot to grab something hand-knit to keep me [...]

Day 29

I almost forgot: I have another finished object to show you!   This one has been finished for at least a week now, but got lost in the shuffle somewhere along the way.  I'm not crazy about how it turned out, and consumer reviews are mixed. Pattern: Alpaca Comfort Blankie from Natural Knits for Babies [...]

Day 28

You may recall I mentioned getting a goody bag at the Ravelry party last weekend.  Inside were some great samples, including an entire skein of Knit Picks Gloss. Striped Socks and I promptly traded skeins, as we each had a color better suited to the other.  something about this deep purple yarn told me that [...]

Day 27

A knitter's baby shower brings out the generosity of other crafters, I tell you.  There were handmade gifts all over the place exhibiting the mad skills of sewers and knitters alike.  I am overwhelmed with the thought and time that went into these gifts and would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all of [...]