Why yes, my proper sock needles finally arrived. I finished these almost immediately after tearing open the package. They're just a plain vanilla sock, top down, out of Tsuki Mountain Fibers in Guardian. There's really not much else to say about these. The construction is super basic, but the yarn has purple, black, blue, pink,… Continue reading Finished Objects
The "Holy S**t It's Cold!" Cowl Yarn: Handspun--tussah silk, actually, not milk fiber like I thought. (See? Keep your notes, people). The original post about the dying process is here. I weighed the cowl, and it is 1.3 oz. Needles: US 4/3.5 mm Pattern: improvised Gauge: 24sts x 4″
It's been a while since I had any of these, isn't it?First up, I made another Charlotte. For this one, I used a different yarn and a smaller needle size for a slightly different fit. These photos were taken before blocking. Once it's dry, I'll get some nicer pics that I can add to the… Continue reading Finished Objects!
Ignore that frost over there in the corner. It's just hell freezing over. Do you know why?I've got a finished object.With pictures.How often does that happen?I started this super-basic shrug about 2-3 weeks ago at the Ravelry/Pride meetup, and finished it up this afternoon. It was such a lovely, sunny day that I took my… Continue reading Don’t Mind the Ice
Want to see what I made while I was “away”?Linen stitch coasters made from my handspunLinen stitch is probably one of my favorite stitch types. I like both the front and back of the fabric, and it works so well for handspun yarn, or yarn that tends to pool. And coasters are great for stashbusting.… Continue reading Hey, Look What I Made!