Category Archives: Knitting

This time I was the test knitter!

    The chaos version will have basic instructions, give guidelines for finishing the design, but will allow you make creative design decisions as you go. From Kim’s group on Ravelry. I like chaos. I’m pretty creative. I like a … Continue reading

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Hello Crafty People! Wow! The Rumblers sure have been quiet this summer! I know that I’ve been busy! I’m juggling two jobs, not much time off, the hottest summer ever, and super dry weather. I know that I haven’t been … Continue reading

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42 Degrees Celcius With The Humidex…

… yup. That’s the temperature. It’s hot. And it’s tough for a knitter. Wool + sweaty hands = felting. It’s horrible. Despite this fact and the horrible weather, I have still be knitting — not as much mind you, and … Continue reading

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Yummy Socks

Fun fact of the day: Did you know that dinosaurs love to much on hand-knit socks? These were a bit of a variation on my usual toe-up after-thought heel vanilla socks.  I wanted to add a bit of texture to … Continue reading

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It is finished! Our May Challenge was to design something. I designed this hat! I’ve been working on writing, knitting, and test knitting for over a month. And now it is here! You can buy the pattern HERE (Ravelry link. Don’t … Continue reading

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Super Fast Shawl Knitting

I started this shawl on a Wednesday and finished it on Sunday.  That’s right, it took less than one week to knit.  The combination of a few different simple lace charts and larger yarn and needles really made quick work … Continue reading

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From handspun to shawl…

Hello there? Remember me?! I’ve been M.I.A entertaining visitors for the last couple of weeks, lots of fun, not much knitting! It’s been very good for my elbows though, and I’m back in action again now, with a project to … Continue reading

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