Monthly Archives: January 2011

15-Sided Biscornu – Part 4 and Goal Review

I’m really enjoying working on the 15-sided biscornu being offered for free by my sorta-LNS. I’m a little bit out of my comfort zone for a lot of reasons, including using a non-standard fabric colour that I picked without input … Continue reading

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January Socks

One pair down, and eleven more to go! These are Flame Wave Socks by Ann Budd from Favorite Socks: 25 Timeless Designs from Interweave. They are knit using Cascade Fixation in colour Orchid, which, unfortunately, is a bit too busy … Continue reading

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Scarf Fail

Sometimes, things look better in the store than they do at home. One of my recent knitting finishes is a good example of that: This weird mass of black and purple is actually a very nice garter stitch scarf. Knit, … Continue reading

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A Knitting Hippie

I love Ravelry. It is a great place for knitters and crocheters to hang out. I’ve discovered some great patterns, learned lots of fabulous techniques, and even made a few friends. And, it was for one of those friends that … Continue reading

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Ornament of the Month – January

This month’s ornament is Peace Tree by M Designs, from the 2004 JCS ornament issue. It is stitched on 28 count white evenweave (Lugana, I think?), using Threadworx in colour 1089 Bleeding Hearts (which I believe was a gift from … Continue reading

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15-Sided Biscornu – A Start

Because I don’t have enough projects on the go, I recently started the 15-sided biscornu design being offered from one the designers at my LNS (take a look at the Chair Necessaires on this page. I really, really would like … Continue reading

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Half of January’s Socks

I’m sure you all have been waiting with bated breath to hear about my progress with my self-imposed sock club. (You have, right? πŸ˜‰ ) Well, it is about halfway through theΒ  month, and I am halfway through my first … Continue reading

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