Cozy Memories, Part Two

I’m making pretty good progress on my Coziest Memory blanket, the fact that it’s so addictive is certainly helping things along.

Cozy Memories Blanket in progress

I’ve placed a marker at the very middle and I plan to work out from there so that it will be roughly square shaped.

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Classic Lines, Prologue

I’ve had the Classic Lines Cardigan on my radar for more years than I can remember. I even bought the yarn to make it during a Knit Picks Cyber Monday sale years ago (I think it was Cyber Monday, or maybe on of the big summer sales? the point is I bought it a long time ago).

Knit Picks Shadow Basalt Heather

I have this beautiful Knit Picks Shadow in Basalt Heather, a wonderfully complex grey with warm undertones. Now comes the tough part…

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Bye Bye Beekeeper

I have to face facts, it’s been ages since I last touched my Beekeeper Quilt, and I really didn’t think I’d pick it up again. The more I thought about stitching up all those little puffs the more I dreaded it. Plus, I don’t think this will be all that practical. Think about it, this would essentially be two layers of wool with a rather large layer of polyfill in between, which would make for an incredibly hot blanket.

Bee Keeper's Quilt Hexipuffs

But what to do with all those little puffs? I mean, there are 60 of them, surely I could do something, right?

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Rocket Ship Shawlette, Part 4

Well, it’s certainly been a while since I talked about my Rocket Ship Shawlette, hasn’t it? I finished it up about a week ago and I’m so glad it’s done. It’s beautiful but towards the end I hated every. single. minute. of knitting it.

Fonse Shawlette Knit Picks Stroll Gradient Rocket Ship

It’s not a bad pattern or anything, far from it, but I was just so ready for it to be over. Continue reading