In this week’s video, I delve into the world of vintage knitting patterns to make myself a Victorian Shetland Lace Scarf.
Just show notes from the video this time. We’ve had three deaths in the family over the past 3 months, culminating in the passing of my father-in-law.
Casting on the Crumb cardigan by Andi Satterlund. It will be the first sweater knit by me, for me, and I’m excited! This week, I knit a gauge swatch or two.
I find that the humble sock is a perfect project. It’s small enough to be portable, and it’s not so large as to overheat a knitter in summer. They’re suitable for chatting over a cup of tea, or an evening glass of wine.
My fabric stash is minuscule compared to my Mum’s, so she granted me access to the treasure trove that is her cotton bin. It’s a huge Rubbermaid tub that’s full of swatches and remnants. Some of the contents date back almost 40 years.
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I came across a strange artifact yesterday while I was cleaning a few surfaces in my home studio/office. It’s a strange plastic jar with a hole in the hinged lid. And it’s filled with socks waiting to be darned.
We’ve been needing to take a break for quite awhile now, and it only just finally happened. Thank goodness for vacation time! Some may recall that we took a trip to Saskatoon about a month back…and a week of vacation with it. Yeah…that didn’t work out quite so well. Robin was recovering from a cold […]
This is what I’ve taken to calling The Sock of Awesome (aka Awesomesocks). As you can see, I finished sock #1 and have moved on to sock #2.
My sock knitting has been a stop-and-start affair. You can tell when I’m spinning my wheels. From the outside, it looks like a case of startitis.