Over the weekend, I cast of for two different projects. Friday night, I cast on for my first of two Grace clutches. I’m starting with the one for my friend, which is going to be bright pink and black. So far, the pattern seems to be pretty straightforward. But I have only knit about an […]

The Roundabout socks are off of the needles! I’m happy with how they turned out. The yarn and pattern worked really well together. They were a pretty easy knit, and the pattern repeat was easy to remember. The pattern was Roundabout Socks, and I knit them in Bohemian 80/20 from Bohemia Fibers. I knit an […]

I’m just about finished with my Downtown Clutch, and I’m super happy with how it looks. I have the bag and the wrist strap knit, seamed, and then ends are woven in. I just need to sew a lining for it (I even have the fabric all picked out). However, I’m going to wait to […]

Until very recently, I had been avoiding learning to provisionally cast on stitches. Why? That’s a very good question. I’ve been avoiding it because the last time I researched it, the tutorial that came up looked complicated and involved a crochet hook. And I’m a giant, class A chicken when it comes to anything using […]

Since finishing my Stone Layers shawl, I haven’t been knitting much of anything. I’m plodding along on my Roundabout socks, making slow and steady progress on the leg. I had also cast on for a Gramps Cardigan for Kiddo, but I just can’t get motivated to work on a wool sweater (even a little one) […]

As you may remember, I’m working on knitting from my stash more in 2018. So far, I’ve been resisting the temptation to buy yarn, but it is only April. Last week, I decided I needed to make new mittens. I debated between making the Fiddlehead Mittens or some Llama Mittens. Ultimately, I decided on the […]

Husband and I took a short trip to Las Vegas this week. We left Sunday and were back by Wednesday, which was about the perfect amount of time for a Vegas trip. We went with another couple, friends of ours, A and S. The other couple had been there before, but it was Husband’s and […]

See this? It is a finished Stone Layers Shawl. Fresh off of the needles today, ends are woven in, and I did a quick steam block. I may reblock it again after Husband and I get back from our trip. I will get some better photos then too. Kiddo was excited it show it off, […]

My goal was to have my Stone Layers shawl completed before Husband and I left for vacation. We leave on Sunday, I have about 68 rows plus the bind off to go, plus a crapload of ends to weave in, and then I have to block it. I’m not sure I’m going to make it. […]

Last weekend we took a trip with the in-laws. As a Christmas gift, they took our family and Husband’s brother’s family to a water park resort in Wisconsin Dells, a touristy area of Wisconsin about 45 minutes from where we live. It is a fun family time, Kiddo loves having the time with his cousins. […]

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