Books · The Boys · Yarny Stuff

So Much to Knit…

...but not enough time. Last week, my Rowan subscription Magazine 64 was delivered, and there are several patterns there I’d love to knit right now. Oh my! I now have five knitting pattern books, all bought between last December and now. If only I could get just one day in the week devoted to knitting.… Continue reading So Much to Knit…

Jumpers · My Creations · The Boys

The Tortoise and the Hare

I’m back from a hiatus due to illness and want to share with you my not so latest cast on. Hope you’re all having a good weekend. I cast this on immediately Cables, came off my needles (weeks ago actually) and it promises some interesting techniques like steeking and Vikkel braid (is this the same as… Continue reading The Tortoise and the Hare

Accessories · My Creations · The Boys · Yarny Stuff

Cobbled Scarf

Here’s Cobbled, a free pattern from Purl Soho they named Cobblestone. It’s knitted with seed stitches using three different yarns - Cascade Alpaca Lana D'oro in Jet and Charcoal, as well as Sirdar Wool Rich Aran in Shingle (silverish) . The Cascade is Alpaca 50% Wool, 50% Alpaca blend, and the Sirdar is 60% Wool, 40% Acrylic. I… Continue reading Cobbled Scarf

Stitching · The Boys

Garments for the Colder Months

It's getting cold here. Who am I kidding really? Isn't it always cold here? ☹. Anyway, in anticipation, I ordered some fleece fabric a few weeks ago from  Since I've never made anything from fleece, I first made a toile with some remnant fleece fabric I got cheap from same supplier. The pattern is… Continue reading Garments for the Colder Months