Category Archives: Yarny Things

Things Piled Up

Piles of French knots on make blackberries on my first mountmellick stitchery. Eventually it will be a biscornu. Things have been piled up lately. Good things like hundreds skeins of yarn and many WIP, not so good things like all … Continue reading

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Little Loom Big Loom

A pair of pink merino/nylon socks just came off the sock loom for A. Upon trying them said they are the most comfortable socks ever and demanded more. She’s planning to wear them tomorrow. We’ll see how she feels after … Continue reading

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Cheat Knit

When in doubt, recreate your previous experiment.  That is what I did with knitting…sort of.  Since casting on other than the e cast-on seems to be challenging I went for another ball of Uluru and chose a pattern that only … Continue reading

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Frog Free Sock Fitting

Fitting is usually the most time consuming part of any clothes making process. That’s even more true when you are hand knitting, because you may need to reknit a garment to alter the fit. My perfect basic socks are still … Continue reading

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Little Knit

The first successful attempt at knitting and purling in the same project is now finished. Having knit the cloth I knit the beginning and end of the final row together with the beginning and end of the first row creating … Continue reading

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Suddenly I Can

Do you know that point were you aren’t ready to go to bed, but your too tired to engage your brain in a task? That’s where I was when I decided to pick up the closest pair of knitting needles … Continue reading

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#makenine2019

This year’s #makenine is going to be totally different than last.  My wardrobe is no longer in crisis mode.  Last year’s make nine gives me a few TNT patterns and several wardrobe items to get me  through each season and … Continue reading

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