Category Archives: FOs

Finished objects

Time for a new sweater…

So at the end of October, armed with me and Kara’s Stitches passes from the Rhinebeck Rav party, my friend Sandy and I drove up to Hartford for yet more yarn shopping. It turns out I don’t get tired of … Continue reading

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Sweet Alpaca Shawl

Last night, I finished my first big shawl on my rigid heddle loom. Previously, I had made scarves. I had never warped the full-length of the loom. I think I was feeling particularly inspired to finish weaving it after going … Continue reading

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New curtains

I finally sewed new kitchen curtains this past week. I bought the fabric back in October. It didn’t take me long at all to make the new curtains. I must have some sort of internal expectation of how long “stash” … Continue reading

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Finish Line

I really do finish things. I just forget to blog about them. So, I give you: my knitting since January 2010. One pair of ribbed socks for my dad. And a second pair of ribbed socks for my dad. Then … Continue reading

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My weekend

Four baby mitts at one time (the blue ones are ancient, ancient, July 2004 stash). Gave them to Mom-to-be at church this AM. She LOVES them. 🙂 Baked my first two loaves of bread. Lots of that this weekend. I’ve … Continue reading

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Back on a weaving streak

I’ve been back on a weaving streak lately. I really love the size of the rigid heddle loom for that – if I had something larger, that would not fold away nicely, I feel guilty as weaving waxed and waned. … Continue reading

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Bookending September

My, I let time just get away from me. So much knitting to share! Back in August, I finally dipped into some of the lovely alpaca yarn I bought a while ago at Southwind Farms. Several friends and I drove … Continue reading

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Away too long…

August was an absolutely crazy month in my house. Both of my roommates moved out, two new roommates moved in, and in the middle of all of that was one roommate’s wedding and another’s qualifying exam. We encountered bats in … Continue reading

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Beets!

It’s the knitting sensation sweeping the nation…I, too, have knit a beet. I think I may have a few more up my sleeve.

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A semi-wild-and-crazy scarf

I recently made my third scarf on my 20inch Knitter’s Loom. While I thought I’d be eager to branch out from just plain weave (and worried that the rigid heddle would therefore bore me quickly), I actually find that there … Continue reading

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