Category Archives: Knitting

Checking In

Wow, it’s been almost a month since I last posted.  Life has gotten crazy.  A few updates: Adoption – we met the expectant parents on April 21.  The meeting went really well, and they seem like great people.  She’s not … Continue reading

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My First Sock

I’ve been dying to make a pair of socks, and I’ve finally started.  My local yarn store is running a guided sock knitting class this month.  Each week, the owner gets us started and then gives us our homework for … Continue reading

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2012 Goals

This post about making broth got me thinking about the new skills I’ve learned in the past year.  In addition to broth, I learned how to break down a fresh chicken, how to make sauerkraut, and I dabbled in cheesemaking.  … Continue reading

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Knitting Update

I’ve got 3 projects on needles, and I’m about to start another one.  Busy busy! My Rebecca sweater is almost finished.  I actually finished knitting it 3 weeks ago, but putting the pieces together is taking a while.  For some … Continue reading

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Hats and Scarves

I finished my multi-colored cowl.  It still needs blocked, but I’m pleased with how it turned out. I’ve got several new knitting projects going on right now.  I’m about to start another cowl and matching set of fingerless gloves in … Continue reading

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Multicolored Cowl Scarf

Last week I started a cowl scarf in this really pretty multi-colored yarn.  I love the fall colors, and I think it will look nice with my dark grey coat.  It’s a pretty quick knit with a simple pattern, so … Continue reading

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My First Sweater

Last year for my birthday J bought me a bunch of knitting needles and other supplies.  He also purchased a skein of yarn that he liked so that I could make something for him.  With the help of Knitting For … Continue reading

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