Many fingers, many pies

Things have been busy: I got a job! I am now a part-time music lecturer and accompanist, for this semester anyway. I have three hours of lectures and three hours of coaching. The coaching is kein Problem. The lectures… well. I had a week’s notice and a very vague outline of what I was supposed […]

FO: Pole

Ok! This is the last of my current finished object series. I got this blocked out and dried last week. Pattern: Pole by Joji. Yarn: Malabrigo Worsted from This is Knit, in natural/undyed colourway, 5 skeins. Neither words nor pictures can convey the sensation of knitting with this yarn. Let me just say that if […]

FO: Heather Hoodie

This wasn’t in the mood to be photographed with its buttons closed properly today, so excuse the sloppiness. Pattern: Heather Hoodie from Knitscene, Fall 2009. Yarn: Twilley’s Purity from This is Knit, in the colour Clay, 9.5 balls. I love this yarn. I’d never used it before. It’s pretty soft for such a sheepy wool […]

FO: Folded

Definitely my favourite finished garment of the last while. I am looking forward to warmer weather so I can wear it. Pattern: Folded by Veera (same designer as the 2010 cardigan. Yarn: Malabrigo Sock from This is Knit, 2 skeins. Delicious yarn to work with. I was convinced I was never going to have enough […]

Hibernation and WIPs

I went into total hibernation this week and really got stuck into some work. I’m sort of paying for it a bit this weekend but it was worth it. I’ve been working away on some things, like my Austin hoodie. This is coming along really easily. I’m nearly finished the front now and from there, […]