Category Archives: WIPs

works in progress

Mittens in May

When I say that cast-on-itis has hit, I mean it. I don’t know why I get so rejuvenated about knitting in the spring. I lag in the depths of winter – doesn’t everything lag in the depths of winter? I … Continue reading

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Spring Starts

It really is a season for planning and starting new things. Even though I’m not technically on the academic calendar anymore because I don’t have classes, it still governs life at a university, and I think it’s a natural rhythm … 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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Knitting progress

I’ve been mostly knitting on my cardigan this week, though I hope to play with the loom again soon. These are the socks I started traveling back to CT last week. Started is the operative word And here’s my progress … Continue reading

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Week One with the Loom

It’s been a week since I bought my Ashford Knitter’s loom, and I’m enjoying it tremendously. It was a very busy week, so I didn’t have quite as much fibery time as one would expect with both my roommates out … Continue reading

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Community awesomeness

Revknits has started putting together our Afghans for Afghans blanket. It’s so cool to think of this thing being a collaborative effort between 11 other knitters and myself! She’s got pictures of assembly in progress over at her blog. It’s … Continue reading

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Knitting at the beach

I work on WIPs wherever I can! Today was such a beautiful day, and we’re so eager for spring around here. I snuck in a few rows between crawling on rocks and shells and playing beach games with friends.

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9.5 inches in!

There were a few rows that about killed me, definately slowed me down…but I learned my lesson and am employing a counter to tell me whether or not it is time to cable, not my stressed out brain! I’m very … Continue reading

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Cabled Baby Blanket

Cabled baby blanket Originally uploaded by kllamb This is the previously promised picture of the cabled baby blanket from Vogue Baby Blankets 2. I’ts about 30″ across and I’m about four inches in at this point (out of a goal … Continue reading

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And I’ve cast on again…

I have no idea why I’m suddenly a knitting machine again. Probably has to do with not really wanting to pack…I just want this move OVER wtih. Right now I’ve got the cabled baby blanket from Vogue Baby Blankets Two … Continue reading

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