Verity, Verily

The smell of damp wool hangs in the air around me, a direct result of my impatience and excitement. Pattern: Verity by Ysolda Teague (Ravelled here) Yarn: Valley Yarns Stockbridge in Light Grey, approx 165 yards to knit Medium size Needles: US size 7/4.5mm circulars and double points Mods: None! I finished this gorgeous beret … Continue reading Verity, Verily

Moving On

In a flash I had finished another bib and realized that I had three bibs that needed buttons, ends woven in, and embellishments.  And once I had taken care of those details, the fever to knit cotton baby bibs was...gone!  And it's a good thing, too, because I have a lot of other knitting and … Continue reading Moving On

Slow and Steady

As it happens, avoiding knitting the Coraline sweater has been good for my productivity! This weekend I cast-on and finished one small project, and rescued a long-languishing work in progress from the pile and finished it too. To be fair, I did take Coraline along to a cookout where she got to be with other … Continue reading Slow and Steady

For the Love of Ishbel

Ishbel turned out to be one of those projects that was impossible to put down.  Once I cast on last Sunday, I was a knitting fiend, putting in some time on a row or pattern repeat whenever possible.  It must have been the perfect storm of yarn and pattern, because both were equally pleasing to … Continue reading For the Love of Ishbel

Weekend Knitting Progress

It was a good weekend for starting and making good progress on new projects.  I love the feeling of excitement when I get interested in a new pattern.  I start dreaming about knitting it, stalking finished objects on Ravelry, imagining what yarns I could make it in... Sometimes this process is satisfying enough that I … Continue reading Weekend Knitting Progress