Month: March 2009


I’ve been simultaneously struck by starteritis and indecision.  This is a lethal combination, and I’m feeling rather helpless before their combined might. I have a few projects already on the needles, and a plethora of things I’d like to knit. 

Posted in In progress, Knitting

I drink from the cup of glory!

Or: the pattern for Maude Louise II is now live. I’m tempted to demand all the finest bagels and muffins in the land, but instead I’ll just wait until the kids are in bed and eat a bunch of peppermint

Posted in Knitting, Maude Louise, Original Pattern

Holy moo – I’m finishing something!

I shouldn’t get too cocky until it’s up and on the interwebs, but this has been a heck of a long project, and I can see the end now. Maude Louise II.  Done.  I will be putting it up tomorrow

Posted in Design, Maude Louise, Sweaters


I’m falling behind again: no longer posting so often, not catching up on emails, scrambling to meet self imposed deadlines and to maintain some semblance of order in my own life. BUT Things are progressing.  Maude Louise II is mostly

Posted in Miscellany

Thank goodness it’s next week

Wow.  This was a crazy and very, very busy week.  I’m exhausted. I was hoping to have Maude Louise (II) up yesterday, but things got ahead of me in the busy-ness that was the past week.  However, the wonderful Ellen

Posted in Knitting, Maude Louise

Rainbow: check!

The rainbow jacket is done save for buttons, which I’ll attach this weekend.  I have to say, it’s less garish than I expected!  Liam is thrilled with it, and wore it to school today, which is why I only have

Posted in Elizabeth Zimmermann, Jackets, Kidswear

Rainbows and flappers

Liam’s rainbow jacket doesn’t actually have any rainbows yet, but it’s nearly done.  While he stuck to his guns on the pink edging, the actual yarn he picked out from my yarn cabinet is a bit more nuanced than I’d

Posted in Color, Elizabeth Zimmermann, Finished Projects, Hats, In progress, Jackets, Kidswear

Shameless nepotism

Brief plug for Mr. Kninja – a podcast that he animated for Pandora went live today, and you should totally check it out, because it’s awesome. Click the picture below!

Posted in Shameless nepotism

A random collection

Thank you so much for your nice comments on the Day’s Eye hat!  I cannot wait to see finished versions up and about.  Let me know if you knit one up! The above is a test knit of a really

Posted in Design, Finished Projects, Hats, Knitting, Miscellany, Original Pattern, Paulette, Trade, Yarn

Day’s Eye Hat again

Popknits‘ Spring issue went live today, so you can get the Day’s Eye pattern now!  I thought I’d tell you all a little more about that pattern today, and the process that went into designing it.  The pictures accompanying this

Posted in Day's Eye Hat, Design, Finished Projects, Hats, Original Pattern, Popknits, Self Designed