Tag: pattern

Shop Hop!

It’s not Monday (clearly). My feet hurt and I am SO tired (note to self: comfier shoes tomorrow). But you’re here. And I’m here. Let’s Blog Post. Day one of the Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop was fantastic. We had great donations rolling in and hundreds of enthusiastic knitters. The StevenBe project is a new version of Steven’s classic ponchini with… 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 →

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 →