It seems I can’t avoid setting deadlines for myself. I woke up on February 1st and asked Mike “Do you think it’s doable for me to knit Carys a sweater and Sairshe some socks by Valentine’s Day?” I didn’t add that I also wanted to squeeze in the fingerless gloves for him that had been [...]
Category Archive for 'Mittens'
My Dad’s birthday was last weekend so I was able to give the first knitted gift of the season. He lives in southern California so he doesn’t need super warm gear but he also lives right by the beach and he’s often outside in the evenings. I whipped up these fingerless gloves for him in [...]
First I want to thank you all for the nice comments, emails, and tweets about my new website. I’m still adding some pictures to it and tweaking it a little but I’m really excited about it. I have several finished items that I’ve neglected to share on the blog. I keep wearing them and forgetting [...]
Here they are- my last two finished projects of 2008! I started the mittens when all the snow was still on the ground and Mike complained of not having any mittens. (Note that my kid cried because her hands were cold and she still does not have mittens. Again- What is wrong with me?!)’ I [...]
I have two knitting projects to share! First, I finished my spiral scarf a while ago but have been hesitant to blog about it. The dilemma is that I love it a lot but I can’t wear it! It makes my neck itch and get red splotches. It’s superwash wool and I dyed …
This!!I finally finished sewing the pillow I made for Cindy and Camilo. I made the knitted part a slipcover so it can be taken off and washed as needed. It’s not a “standard” size so I couldn’t use a pillow form. I had to sew a pillow and then stuff it so …