Month: February 2007

Dorkitude EXTREME!

On Saturday night, I was standing around in my kitchen when Mr. Kninja, who is a lovely and caring spousal unit, said to me, “Hey, when is Stitches West, anyway?” and I shrieked, “Oh my goodness! Tomorrow is the last

Posted in Knitting, Miscellany

Ripple Hand Towel

Yarn: one and a half skeins Rowan Linen Drape (discontinued) Possible subs: Plassard Coton-Lin, Louet Sales Euroflax Originals, Maggi Knits Maggi’s Linen, Needful Yarns Iside, Queensland Collection Cotolino Needles: U.S. size 3 (3.25 mm) Cast on 44 stitches Knit for

Posted in Free Patterns, Knitting, Self Designed

I gots pictures!

For a brief, mysterious half hour last night, my camera decided to work. Huzzah! I can’t post one of the pictures yet, since it’s a surprise gift for a recipient who is also a reader…but I can show you Mr.

Posted in Finished Projects, In progress, Knitting, Miscellany, Scarves, Self Designed


Good news, for those on the lookout for it – the pattern for Maude Louise is well underway and should be up within a week or two. I finally found some buttons that fit, and since they’re fairly large, the

Posted in Future Projects, In progress, Knitting, Maude Louise, Miscellany, Self Designed

Love is…

Does anyone remember those scary comics? I’m not convinced that love is at all related to sexless naked Precious Moments refugees, but what do I know? Love also means never having to say you’re sorry, and is like a red,

Posted in Miscellany, Scarves

By special request

I mentioned yesterday that Mr. Kninja asked me to write about achieving the fabric you want, and that’s exactly what I’m going to do today. I know many of you already know what I’m about to write, but I’m hopeful

Posted in Knitting, Miscellany

It’s like I’m stalking it in the wild!

Today is a grey, overcast, rainy day. I’ve got some sort of sinus thing starting up, and the kids are full of energy. I’ve got homework to do, a house to clean, and little motivation to do any of it.

Posted in In progress, Knitting, Miscellany, Self Designed, Slippers, Sweaters

Bad habit

The fabulous and talented Fiona sent me the following news item, and I thought it was too good not to pass on.  Run, nuns, run! Knitting crime does not pay.

Posted in Miscellany