I started this hat using a pattern but it wasn’t working out. So I took what was almost a frogging mess and changed it to make a floppy hat! I used worsted weight yarn and size 10 needles. Cast On: 116 stitches Knit for 2 -3 inches. 2ktog, 1 row. End results 58 stitches on […]
For the first time in my short knitting career, I’ve changed up a pattern. I was following a pattern from Knitting Rules by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee when I notice the hat was for a man with the head of a basketball instead of a 10 year-old normal sized girl. The problem was the cast-on. She says […]
I’m nearly halfway done with my first weaving project. It is not what you’d call pretty yet. The bulky yarn snags and fluffs in irritating ways. But I can now do five triangles an hour. Then I have to sew them together. Making the pretty will require blocking. I’m not sure how well that will […]
Perhaps it’s just me. Good thing: My Dr. Who inspired scarf (my first modified design, not the actual dr. who knitting pattern) is going well. The Bad: My new laptop is dead…Dell is sending me another one.
The holiday weekend was full of weird things. First, of course, came Thanksgiving. This holiday went like most except Aia decided to have a full on melt down which resulted in a spanking and a long time out (which relatives trying “help” by giving her whatever she wanted didn’t). Basically she spilt water on her […]