Two by Two Hat

I have this thing about the tops of hats. I think a nice symmetrical decrease can make (or break) the hat. When I saw the top of the Two by Two hat, I knew I had to try it.     I love the way the ribs “disappear” into each other. It was an easy pattern but the deviation from…

What Just Happened?

It’s early.   I’m **slightly** sleep deprived and giddy.   I need coffee.   I confuse easily.   But somehow by the time I got through the Tim Hortons line, my recycle mug had been refused, my coffee was in a cardboard cup inside another cardboard cup for Roll Up the Rim.   Seriously, what on earth just happened? And…

I Packed My Yarn for Boston

Last weekend I went on a road trip to Boston. Since I was mostly going to be in the passenger seat, I had really good intentions of documenting my knitting on the trip by road signs. I’ve seen others do this and thought it was really cool. Things I learned on this trip:   It’s really hard to take clear…

The Knitting Won

For any non-knitter, let me let you in on a pretty common sentiment among knitters: knitting with dark yarn isn’t always the most fun knitting. The knitting is fine, as long as you’re not trying to follow your stitches closely to follow the pattern. Something like knit two, purl two is an excellent choice for mindless knitting in dark yarn.…