Small sized

Mode Moderne is such an easy knit, and I like working stripes and playing with the color combinations so much that I couldn’t resist making a small version for my daughter. I’d make a baby version as well, except cowl necks plus babies is a pretty big no-no! This small version is knit in Neighborhood … [Read more…]

Drained

The GRE subject test is over and I just feel depleted. I signed the thing that says you won’t tell what’s on the test, but honestly, moments after I was done, I remembered almost nothing of what I’d just been through anyway. I just know it’s done. I’ve been dreading this test for months, even … [Read more…]

And time is marching on

And time…is still marching on. Hello, hello! It’s been a flurry of activity since school started up again. The kids are once again in three different schools, and I’m assistant teaching a class, plus studying for the Lit GRE and preparing application material for grad school. Basically, if I leave the house with my head … [Read more…]

EXTREME fuzz

I previously reviewed Zealana Air Marle, a DK weight marled possum/cashmere/silk yarn, and while I had high praise for the yarn, I wasn’t happy with my own choice of stitch pattern. I’ve reused the yarn here, to much greater effect, I think. This plain cowl with pops of bright color (Orange Flower MCN Worsted in … [Read more…]