Pattern: Follow Your Arrow 2 by Ysolda Teague // Yarn: Hazels Knits Artisan Sock in Ruby Love & Sarsparilla // Read my Ravelry Notes here. >>> <<< Toward the end of my pregnancy, I was struck with a case of startitis. I had stopped daily work at the shop, and was enjoying some much-needed rest … Continue reading The Mystery is Solved
Behind the scenes at Peaceful House, things have been a bit rough. Toddlerhood has brought its joys and challenges, the most long-running issue being that of sleep and extremely early morning wakeups. As in 4-5 am early. For months. I'm certain we've tried every remedy short of locking PB in her room and going to … Continue reading FO:: Dancette
The mystery of Stephen West's first mystery knit-along has been solved. I'm pleased to say that I kept up with this knit-along and finished on time, both of which may be first for me! After a lot of excitement at the start, I ended up feeling sort of tepid about this project. There's so much … Continue reading Mystery Solved
The past week has brought some wonderful mysteries and surprises into my life. All of them are yarn, sock, and shawl related goodness, which is supposed to be kept somewhat under wraps so as not to ruin the surprise for unsuspecting participants. So if you don't want to see this month's Cookie A. Sock Club … Continue reading Secrets and Mysteries
I stayed up late one night last week to finish up this shawl, tucking in the ends and blocking it the next day. I finished it with almost a week to spare before Sock Summit, and have been dying to share it with you ever since. Timing (and styling) never quite lined up over the … Continue reading Chadwick
This week is all about the red and blue. Blueberry picking, a bounty of raspberries in the garden, and a very nearly complete shawl. Just a couple more rows of garter stitch border to go...