Welcome to Episode 215! I meant this to be a short, quick catching up episode, but then I just kept talking. A few small finishes and lots of projects to share. Must make February a finishing month – Finishuary? Knitting: Finished: Socks for Roxy in Knitterly Things Vesper in Joyful Noise Finished: Water Lily by… Continue reading Episode 215: Catching up
(cross-posted from The Well-Appointed Desk) Last year I had the pleasure of previewing the Strickplaner (€18.90, review here) which was a planner designed with knitters in mind. I confess that I didn’t use it much last year, but I really did like the way creator Martina Behm included different trackers and layouts so you could… Continue reading Review: The Knitting Planner
Welcome to Episode 214! This week I have some Real Talk, a finished pair of socks, my Sizzle Pop shawl, and a few new cast-ons. Knitting: Finished: Christmas Eve cast-on – Socks in Knitterly Things Vesper in Joyful Noise In progress: Sizzle Pop by Leslie Anne Robinson in Miss Babs Yowza in Deep Sea Jellyfish… Continue reading Episode 214, Real Talk
Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to review Hunter Hammersen’s latest offering: Curls 3, Versatile ,Wearable Wraps to Knit at any Gauge. I’ve been interested in knitting a “curl” since the first version of the book and clearly I have some catching up to do! Curls 3 takes Hunter’s basic premise of the… Continue reading Knit Me: Curls 3 by Hunter Hammersen
Welcome to Episode 213! This week I finished my Rhodonite Shawl by Hunter Hammersen. I also made progress on my Christmas Eve cast-on socks and I have two new project to cast on. Plus spinning! Tea: Tea Market, Decaf Black Tea with Blueberry and Mango Knitting: Finished: Rhodonite from Curls 3 by Hunter Hammersen, my handspun… Continue reading Episode 213: Happy 2019!
Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Cabrito. Cabrito is a laceweight mohair dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying methods creating 12 gorgeous colorways on soft, fluffy yarn. Cabrito is an 80% mohair/20% polyamide blend and comes in 25g skeins with 230 yards/210… Continue reading Knit Me: Manos del Uruguay Cabrito and Gloria