Here it is, at long last. It's been over a month since Hermanita's birthday, but first she had to block it, then I needed to remember to ask her to model when there was still some light left.Pattern: Cropped Cardigan with Leaf Ties, by Stephanie Japel (32" size)Yarn: Cascade Dolce in Lavender Pearl (938?), not … Continue reading Leaf Cardigan Reveal
The Petal Bib pattern withstood the replicate test. Specs are identical to the girl version, with the exception of the color, Ice. I highly commend this pattern to anyone with a last-minute baby shower invitation and some fancy cotton hanging about. I consider myself a relatively slow knitter, but I did the petals while waiting … Continue reading It’s a Bib! (boy version)
Now all I need is a baby to put it on. A few years ago I was knitting a baby blanket in a café and the girl behind the counter--a slight acquaintance--asked if there was anything she should know. This rawther irked me, because a) I am not overly enamored with children (nor they me) … Continue reading It’s a Bib!
There is knitting. The yarn may be a funny colored acrylic, and the needles raspy aluminum, but knitting is predictable. It is tractable, it goes at the pace you need it to, and it doesn't wait until Tuesday to tell you what to study for your Thursday test. Not that that last bit's actually happened … Continue reading When All Else Fails
I've got a blog!Geocities and its minute data transfer limit was bringing me down, so I said to heck with it and transferred to Blogspot. The entire process was scarily easy. Why Blogspot? It's free, and some very cool blogs (like sock prØn and b r o o k l y n t w e … Continue reading Welcome to Shop on the High Street!