Hello again readers! We had an odd little backslide into cool nights and rainy mornings here in Phoenix and the temperatures have not yet returned to the usual melting heat. It's been strange, but other than that load of laundry I left out on the drying rack overnight, pretty delightful. This sort of weather is … Continue reading Mermaid in the Desert
Hello all, today's super-delayed sweater post is not really useful for the northern hemisphere. If Insta bears any semblance to reality, everyone up here is tossing their worsted wool back into the stash to run full-force into summer knitting. So hi everyone in the southern hemisphere, pull out your needles! I've got a really fun … Continue reading In the Wrong Hemisphere
Well good morning everyone and hello new readers! When Sarah Instagrammed the sweater I knit in her Less Traveled yarn, I had no idea how much traffic would result. Then the spam comments started popping up, and I realized there had to be a fair number of real eyeballs out there too. So I guess … Continue reading What Next?
While I was pondering where the dickens my summer went, I remembered there was this other thing I knitted. It was a blanket called Intarsia Mountain, a test-knit for the super cool, super nice Heidi of Hands Occupied. It was sort of large-ish. Ok, it used seven skeins' worth of yarn in 10 colors, I … Continue reading Large-Ish
Hello there readers. Remember me? I've been feeling a lot lately like I am in a Groundhog Day-esque alternate reality. I wake up, think "hey, it'd be nice if I blogged today," and then the day is eaten up in a never-ending stream of baby duties punctuated by halfhearted housekeeping. Then I crash into bed, … Continue reading Summer of Shawls
Hello all, we're getting closer to something resembling organization over here. Peanut has begun sleeping in his crib, giving me a few brief interludes in the day during which I can complete tasks unimpeded or, novelty of novelties, string two thoughts together. Remember back at the beginning of the year, when I was going to … Continue reading Undone by Peanut Butter
Welcome back dear readers! The heat is kicking in in earnest. As I have discussed many times over, I do not like being hot, or being stuck inside when it's too hot to bake, or the relentless sunshine, but there is an upside: the heat will KILL ALL THE BLOOMING THINGS. I have progressed from … Continue reading Spring Things