Archive for 2009
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 Posted in FOs, scarves | 27 Comments »
I don't love knitting scarves.
They're tedious, and long, and repetitive, and there's no shaping to keep my interest. And unlike many simple knits, they're usually done back-and-forth with some kind ... Read more..
Friday, June 5th, 2009 Posted in food, random | 10 Comments »
You heard me. It's the first Friday in June, which means ... National Donut Day!
Celebrate with one of these free donut patterns to knit or crochet [ravelry links]:
Donut Pincushion, by ... Read more..
Saturday, May 9th, 2009 Posted in FOs, friends, sewing | 88 Comments »
First, thanks so much for all the smart, thoughtful responses to my last post. In addition to the great comments, I've gotten a flurry of lovely emails from LYS owners ... Read more..
Thursday, April 9th, 2009 Posted in blogging, february lady sweater, patterns, politics | 154 Comments »
[utterly ridiculous handspun, handknit sweatbands. raveled]
ETA: I've edited some of the language here in my discussion of NAMELESS LYS. It seems more useful to stay focused on the broader culture ... Read more..
Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 Posted in FOs, mittens | 18 Comments »
Happy Spring, all! In spite of the warming weather, I've got mittens on the brain, so I'm dipping into the backlog of finished knits to show and tell about.
I knit ... Read more..