After nine years, I've grown accustomed to the short periods when the weather, as in not sunny and hot, asserts itself in the desert. In the summer, it's monsoons, windstorms followed by thunderstorms, both of which are breathtaking displays of nature's brute force. There are monsoons in the winter, too, but these usually entail a … Continue reading Just Like Winter!
I've got a new sweater, and the weather has obligingly turned cool and cloudy/rainy so I can wear it! Specs!Pattern: Garter Yoke Cardi, from the Fall/Winter 08 Knit.1 magazine, size S (34)Yarn: Ornaghi Merino Kind. I used about 830 yards of my main color--*just* over 5 skeins--and under half a skein each of green, blue, … Continue reading Garter Yoke Cardi Reveal
As you can see, I'm motoring along on the cardigan at a rate far beyond my usual. My attention has quickly wandered to other projects, and this is the rate I need to go at to try and outpace my impatience.A few more things about the project to tide you (me?) over until the final … Continue reading More on the Garter Yoke Cardi
Where have I been? Not quite sure, but I have a new project to show off:Garter Yoke Cardigan, from the Winter 2008 Knit.1 magazine.I had absolutely no intention of knitting this sweater, but now I'm almost halfway done with the body (that picture's from last week). To explain how I broke so radically with form, … Continue reading The Sweater I Never Intended to Knit