Finished Knit–Zuzu’s Petals

Pattern: Zuzu’s Petals, available for purchase on Ravelry Yarn: MadelineTosh Pashmina in Moorland colorway Needles: size 8 Notes: Very easy, cute knit that will be perfect for fall/winter. I picked up a skein of this yarn at my LYS’s mega sale, and since it’s discontinued, I had to find a project that would work with […]

Finished Knit–Grrlfriend Market Bag

Pattern: Grllfriend Market Bag Yard: I Love This Cotton in Pewter and Buttercup Needles: 6 (base and handle), 10 (body), 7 (top band), plus crochet hook for magic circle cast on Notes: Super stretchy, quick knit just in time for farmers’ market season! I love this project, and would definitely make it again.

Finished Knits–“Molly” Hat and “Exploration Station” Shawl

I finished up a couple of knits recently, just in time for the end of the pathetic winter we had. It’s already unseasonably warm here, which make me anticipate summer with abject fear, If it’s nearly 90 degrees in March, what the hell will July look like? Time to switch knitting gears and decide what’s […]

A Finished Knit…or Three, New Year’s, and Fun with Kitchen Appliances

We made it through Christmas, and despite the lingering sadness that permeated the season, we ended up with a simple yet wonderful celebration. Good food, good family and friends, and new memories. Even with the pared down festivities, I still ended up running around like a madwoman, and left too many tasks until the last […]