Tag: patterns

Socks: Pair One is Done

Socks: Pair One is Done

April 25, 2020 by Maire in Knitting, Videos / 0 Comments

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.

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Knit Mittens!

Knit Mittens!

January 4, 2015 by Maire in Hobbies, Patterns / 0 Comments

Writers have NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Knitters….well, they just pick a month and knit the heck out of things. I’ve heard of NaKniSweMo (Sweaters), and October usually is dubbed “Socktoberfest”. January is apparently NaKniMitMo, which translates into mittens.

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Fandom just got a little more affordable

Fandom just got a little more affordable

April 1, 2014 by Maire in Events, Whimsy / 0 Comments

Do you like Comic and Entertainment conventions?  Are you in Calgary? Do you knit? The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo will be taking place at our Stampede grounds from April 24th through April 27th. The Husbeast and I have weekend tickets purchased and will be going to say hi to friends and get a good […]

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They’re Warmer on the Inside

They’re Warmer on the Inside

December 4, 2013 by Maire in Patterns, Whimsy / 0 Comments

I’ve been wanting “TARDIS mittens” for awhile now.  I looked online and found mittens decorated as Tardises (Tardi?), and mittens decorated with Tardises (what is the plural on that, anyhow?). I just didn’t find what I was looking for.  There was one front-runner, but I quickly found myself ripping it back and starting all over […]

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Ramping up for Yule

Ramping up for Yule

November 17, 2013 by Maire in Patterns / 0 Comments

First things first!  Let’s get the pattern-wise info up & over with so we can get on to the real rambling! 😉 Every year I participate in a Ravelry group called “Super Sock Scarefest”. It starts in September and rolls right on through to October 31st. The goal is to complete as many of the […]

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