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March 25, 2008

Toe

Cast on 14 sts using Turkish Cast-On (28 sts total). Knit 1 row across, then increase 1 st at each end of both needles every other row 11 times (36 sts on each needle, 72 sts total). When toe measures about 5 cm (2”), increase 14 sts evenly in instep only to 50 sts....

March 24, 2008

The Toe Up Bayerische are done and I’m more than happy that this project is over.

March 23, 2008

New yarn...

And would-be-yarn...

February 23, 2008

Bayerische Socks have been in my queue for a long while. When I noticed that the February 2008 theme in Sockdown: Ravelry! is Eunny Chang, I figured it’d be a perfect chance to cast on this project.

On Raverly, there are lots of warnings of bent or broken needles or eve...

February 19, 2008

Hannah was a super fast and fun knit -- it took me just two days.

  • On Ravelry: Handspun Hannah

  • Pattern: Hannah by Blake Ehrlich from December 2007 MagKnits

  • Yarn: about 100 g of handspun (bulky weight) in two colors

  • Needles: 6 mm circular and DPN’s

  • ...

February 12, 2008

I’ve never done Lolly‘s Project Spectrum before but this year's elements-themed PS3 seems such a fun idea. Kicking of the year in February/March are FIERY colors of oranges, reds, and pinks.


I started with tame and innocent looking fiber, spun it on a drop spindle, soa...

February 2, 2008

Here’s two FO’s for Sockdown: Ravelry. January 2008 theme was intarsia or Cookie A and I chose the latter.