When in doubt, knit

We are paying dearly for our long, beautiful autumn as the weather has suddenly turned and we now find ourselves struggling with snow and skating along on paths. Initially the Met said the cold turn wasn’t unusual but have now revised their opinion to include words like ‘record-breaking’ and ‘extreme’. Temperatures this week are set […]

Current events

Things are beginning to even out a bit around here. I have some more days work lined up before Christmas but nothing crazy or very time-consuming so I am getting back to into my usual routine. Unfortunately, my stint of work on Footloose the other week aggravated some underlying tendonitis I am prone to in […]

FOs: Super Cupcake hat and Thermis

I made these ages and ages ago when all I wanted was a Malabrigo hit. The hat pattern is from the Super Cupcake set. I actually made the set at the time. I had two skeins of Malabrigo Worsted from This is Knit. I made the hat first and then the cowl. Even though I […]

FO: Twentyten cardigan

I really liked this cardigan when it first came out but decided against making it because I didn’t see much sense in the short sleeves. I reconsidered when, only a few weeks after getting Bertha, I found myself wishing for sweaters with more neck coverage and less sleeves. I get quite warm on the bike, […]

FO: Stilwell

Remember this?! I got the yarn for Christmas and I knit it up pretty quickly… I just never got around to photographing it. We’re definitely having the weather for it now so I dug it out the other day. Pattern: Stilwell from Made in Brooklyn by Jared Flood. Yarn: Rowan Lima, 9.3 balls of the […]