Tag: jade sapphire

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: Irene Adler

I love Sherlock Holmes. I love Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes stories, I love the Robert Downey Jr. movies, and I absolutely adore the BBC modernized Sherlock. From the very beginning, I’ve had great admiration for the only woman who won the respect of Sherlock Holmes: Irene Adler. She’s clever and witty and she wins. She beats Holmes and so… Read more →

Back from NY!

I had a blast last weekend at Vogue Knitting Live in New York. I got to see some friends, I got to run around the marketplace floor and go wild (sorry, husband), and I got to meet some really great knitters. I ran into Anna Hrachovec in the elevator on Thursday and chatted with her for a split second–those elevators… Read more →

Getting Ready for New York

I’m sitting here, letting the dye set in my hair (back to brown!) and suddenly I realize that it stopped being Monday 45 minutes ago. Whoops! I spent much of today doing laundry, making lists, and packing to leave for New York on Wednesday. Husband and I went out to dinner and ran some errands together, getting in a little… Read more →