Month: August 2007

Plugging away

When do I get that boring life I crave?  We’ve had a whirlwind of events – a wee earthquake, the boys’ advent at a new school, and dear friends moving far, far away.  In the midst of it all, I’m

Posted in Hats, In progress, Jackets, Kidswear, Knitting, Miscellany

Girliest. Tweed. EVAH!

See that?  It’s the terrifying tweed of incredible girliness, guaranteed to make small children squee with excitement.  It’s also the beginning of Nora’s Tomten.  Most of my knitting time lately has been devoted to…well most of my knitting time has

Posted in In progress, Jackets, Kidswear, Knitting

Real women, real old patterns, and really moved

Well. We have a place to live, and that’s good, but I am so ready to never, never move again. Of course, spending the rest of our days in a two bedroom apartment with three children is probably not an

Posted in Feminism, Knitting, Miscellany Tagged with: , , ,

Ooh la la fancy schmancy

I was going to put a poll here asking whether you thought I should shrink the sweater, and you can still weigh in, but seeing this picture has pretty much convinced me that I need to try. I mean, I

Posted in Finished Projects, Jackets, Knitting, Sweaters

Basic Blue Hat

The pattern for this hat is long overdue, so I thought I’d post it before we head off into the wild blue yonder on our move. Gabriel was kind enough to pose for some pictures for me, so you can

Posted in Free Patterns, Hats, Kidswear, Knitting, Self Designed