Tag: design time

FO Friday: Rory Cowl

It’s been a really busy week and I didn’t plan out my blogs–see how well that works? So first off, congratulations to Lisa, winner of last week’s Tuesday Reviewsday Geeky Giveaway! Her bundle includes a copy of Knits for Nerds, my Can’t Stop the Signal pattern, a skein of StevenBe Nerd Alert SMASH by Three Irish Girls, a Geronimo project… Read more →

Resolution Check In

We’re 1/4 of the way through the year now (HOW DOES THIS HAPPEN?!) and here’s how I’m doing on New Year’s resolutions: Blog schedule: F (Self-discipline, where you at?) Knit from my stash: C- (I didn’t have any self-striping yarn for my POP Blanket, so sue me.) Finish all the things I cast on: B+ (I had a Realism Day… Read more →

New Pattern: Alice

It was the color, really, that struck me first. Madelinetosh called it “Button Jar Blue” but I couldn’t stop holding it up with “Sea Salt” and seeing Alice’s dress in Alice and Wonderland. Eyes wide, grasping the two skeins, I told Nancy Wynn‘s class exactly how I envisioned this shawlette happening (I swear, they were interested). And then, it did.… Read more →

WIP Wednesday: Afternoon Tea

After Sunday’s Color Theory session with Amy Hendrix from Madelinetosh, I waited for all of my favorite colors to sell out and go out the door. Silly me. Tosh Merino DK in Afternoon was still there and looking oh-so-pretty. I don’t usually go for pinks or peaches but this one reminded me of dress-up and tea parties with my girly… Read more →