In a college town, time moves the the coming and going of students and faculty. Everyone is back now. The mornings are cool and the parking is gone. I have had a big stack of unopened fall knitting magazines for weeks, but I hadn't been able to get my head around this whole fall thing. … Continue reading The Last of the Summer Knitting
Continuing the theme of cats sitting on knitwear, we have Malthus sitting on a wrap I knitted ages ago. It was when I was a new knitter, and Brown Sheep still sold yarn in hanks. The yarn store I shopped at, the only one in the Valley, had a whole wall of these hanks, a … Continue reading One from the Archives
Hello, dear readers. How have you been? I feel like a very bad blogger, sneaking in after a long absence and hoping all's forgiven. Will a cat picture appease you? I finished Querido's sweater, just barely in time for the cold weather. ...If you count having four buttons instead of six as done. My vintage … Continue reading Everything is a Kitty Bed
Querido's Steve McQueen Weekend Cardigan in Quince & Co. Osprey is coming along... and I have also started swatching for a Midtown cardigan in some yummy Romney from Vermont Grand View Farm. What's on your needles this Sunday?
Remember this addition to the stash? It arrived early this year as a wedding present: Quince & Co. Osprey in Peacoat. Yarn as a wedding present is quite knitterish, I know, but there is a method to my madness. I mentioned that this yarn is being knitted into a sweater for somebody. Well, that certain … Continue reading Curse be Darned
Good morning and thank you all so much for your lovely comments on the cape and shawls 🙂 I think I'm on a roll with finishing things...or maybe I've finally discovered the joy of bulky yarn. Last weekend, I fished around in my stash and found a skein plus a smidge of Quince & Co. … Continue reading On a Roll
Last year, I submitted you all to a lot of fussing about Christmas gifts, which I never revealed. The truth is...I fibbed. I wasn't knitting Christmas gifts, I was knitting wedding stoles. Soon after Querido and I were engaged, I hit upon this brilliant plan. I was going to go the extra mile, and not … Continue reading The Extra Mile