It’s not as simple as D.A.R.E. makes it sound, is it?  People can get addicted to anything – a feeling, an idea, a gesture.  We have rehab for internet addiction and sex addiction and alcohol addiction.  A Google search of the words “addicted to” reveals very few illicit substances in the lineup. As Ryan Hampton … [Read more…]

Shedir, actually

Pattern: Shedir, from the Fall ’04 Knitty Yarn: Rowan Felted Tweed, color 143, Cocoa Yardage: less than one skein, about 143 yards Needles: size 4 Clover bamboo 16″ circulars (I knit a little tight, but mostly, I wanted the hat fast and couldn’t immediately find size 3 needles in the 16″ length.) Modifications: Three braid … [Read more…]

Shedir – sort of

Pattern: Shedir from Knitty’s special Breast Cancer Awareness issue Yarn: Lion Brand Microspun, in lilac Yardage: less than one skein, about 140 yards Modifications: different star pattern on top, small holes around the bottom ribbed edge I wish it wasn’t so obvious in these pictures that I didn’t block the hat, but I was trying … [Read more…]