Tag: fo friday

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 →

FO Friday: Chewie Hat

Last year my brother sat in Children’s Hospital and had his head, well, sheared. I joked that, pre-shearing, he looked like a Wookiee. Because we’re both huge nerds, he appreciated the comparison so much that I told him I would make him a Chewbacca hat when he finally had it all cut off. My last act of 2015 was to… 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 →

FO Friday: Jamestown Hat

I keep wanting to call this “Jaynestown,” which I take as a sign that I should make a red, orange, and yellow version. The pattern calls for Malabrigo Worsted, a delicious single-ply merino. I had Malabrigo Rios, its plyed superwash cousin, in Niebla, Bobby Blue, and Ivy in my stash that I’d been dying to use together. The stash won… Read more →