On Saturday I completed my first finished object of 2020. It's a simple top-down sweater called the Book Keeper by Alicia Plummer knit in Shelridge Yarns worsted-weight 100% superwash Merino. I bought a set of the five earth-tone colors, one skein each, at the 2017 New York Sheep and Wool Festival. The yarn was lovely to … Continue reading First FO of 2020–a throwback to 40 years ago?
Did any of you feel like this when rushing to finish up your holiday gift knitting? I managed to get all of mine done on time, though the Christmas 2016 project list was not that ambitious. I completed this Pittsburgh Steelers-style hat for my brother based on the shape of this Stephen West pattern and … Continue reading Knitting for the old and new year
This is an easy one - my dream project is to design my own piece of knitwear, preferably a sweater. My experience knitting sweaters is still very limited. My first sweater was a cardigan, for which I didn't check gauge, probably didn't choose a yarn that was appropriate to the pattern, and which basically contained … Continue reading Naknicromo day 16: Dream project?