It’s been a rainy gray winter and Buttercup needs something extra visible.
I started this sweater in my parents’ living watching Home Alone 2 and realized a little late I was knitting practically the same sweater my sister was wearing. Despite the fact that we aren’t actually twins, my sister and I dress more and more alike with every passing year. I stand by this sweater anyway.Continue reading “Currant Sweater”
I don’t know if this counts as an abandoned knitting project seeing as I never actually started it, but I did sketch it sometime back in 2013 fresh from a rainy day trip to Savannah. I went as far as dropping some squares in MS Paint, and then immediately forgot about it. Probably because theContinue reading “Bicycle Sweater”
Now that I’ve binged Only Murders in the Building twice in a row, I’ve decided I need Selena Gomez’s wardrobe. I’m starting with this hat.
This might be my favorite stash yarn knit yet. It’s more relaxed than my usual raglan (or at least seamed) sweater and made entirely from scraps of worsted I bought from my yarn teacher’s store as a kid – back when I chose yarn for stitch visibility and nothing else. Not for the first time,Continue reading “Striped Sweater”
I’ve had a longer relationship with this fair-isle tank top than I have with any man I’ve dated. It’s been with me for three moves and five Christmases, always at the bottom of my knitting basket. It’s pretty obviously unwearable – the neckline is unfinished, the bottom rolls up, and it’s for that very specificContinue reading “Tank Top to Sweater”
This is the once-beautiful skein of ultra-soft yarn that resided at the bottom of a yarn stash for an undetermined amount of time with no tag to indicate yardage, dye lot, company name, or anything else indicative of where to go to buy more, how long ago it was made, or how much there is.Continue reading ““No, Seriously, One Skein” Circle Scarf Pattern”