Category: Future Projects

Goodbye to Cephalopod

You have likely already heard the news that Cephalopod Yarns is closing its doors. There are more details at Sarah’s blog. (Side note: Sarah’s writing is beautiful and everyone should be reading her blog because she’s a brilliant, kind, funny,

Posted in Cardigans, Carved from Wool, Cephalopod Yarns, Collection, Design, Fine Hewn, Finished Projects, Future Projects, Hats, In progress, Inspiration, Knitting, Original Pattern, Pullovers, Shawls, Sweaters, Yarn


I came out of last week exhausted, but I am going into this week feeling happy and refreshed.  My tenth wedding anniversary was on the 24th, and yesterday, my husband and I finally got our big anniversary date.  (We did

Posted in Design, Future Projects, In progress, Inspiration, Knitting, Sunniva, Yarn


Jum, jum, jum!  Those were the keys that weren’t working on my keyboard: u, j, and m.  Today, a new to me keyboard arrived in the mail!  Hooray!  I no longer have laryngitis of the keyboard, which is nice, as

Posted in Design, Future Projects, In progress, Kidswear, Knitting


So behind!  Stitches and the end of Ravelympics came in quick succession, and I met up with a bunch of wonderful people and now I’m leading a Malabrigo March KAL (join us!) and working hard on a new pattern.  And

Posted in Finished Projects, Future Projects, Knitting, Miscellany, Mitts, Stitches West, Yarn

Plugging away

Oh, urgh, ugh.  I’m in the knitting doldrums.  I’m plugging away at the shrug pattern, which is all very well and good, but is not exactly knitting.  My Herbivore is nearly done, but as I’m close to the end, I’m

Posted in Cowls, Finished Projects, Future Projects, Inspiration, Knitting

Resembling ripe lemons and egg yolks

Let’s talk about yellow.  The most noticable color on the spectrum, it’s been largely mistreated for years, misused, and under appreciated.  Until recently, when I thought of yellow clothing, I thought of that hideous pastel yellow that comes out in

Posted in Color, Future Projects, Inspiration


I have two new sweaters.  Two! The first is pretty obvious – I got the last skein of Andean Treasure and finished up my McQueen Knockoff.  Only two years in the making! The Andean Treasure is a very good yarn

Posted in Future Projects, Knitting, Sweaters


Sorry ’bout that. I up and disappeared there. So, basically, it went like this. Mr. Kninja took off for the wilds of So Cal and took our shiny new computer with him. And my computer went ahead and instantly croaked.

Posted in Finished Projects, Future Projects, In progress, Knitting, Miscellany

Good things, disaster, and starteritis

The most beautiful green yarn, the very yarn I’ve been lusting after since the beginning of summer, showed up on my doorstep, courtesy of Blue Garter Sarah.  That’s a magnificent skein of Dream in Color Smooshy, in the Happy Forest

Posted in Bags, Finished Projects, Future Projects, In progress, Knitting, Miscellany

In the meantime…

One of the reasons why the Kninja household is sometimes stretched a little thin is that Mr. Kninja works so far away. His daily commute totals three hours back and forth. In one week, he’s on the road for at

Posted in Future Projects, Knitting, Miscellany