Category: Knitting

The Dog Days of Summer

  Here’s the thing: I knew when I started the Temperature Scarf I would struggle to finish. 365 days is a long time, and the novelty of the same project, one row a day, gets old at some point. The crazy temperature changes* through winter and spring kept things interesting through the early going, but then we hit summer. Knitting…

Another Pair of Socks Finished

While putting together the photo history of this little pair of socks, I realized their construction process was more eventful than normal, or at least as eventful as knitting during meetings, conference calls, and waiting time can be.     There was a long day when I did a meeting by conference call. I do not recommend this. Followed by…

Dishcloth Confession

Confession time:   Until recently, I’d never successfully knit a dishcloth from the classic Grandma’s dishcloth pattern. I’d tried, but for reasons I’m not completely sure of, I just had a mental block about it. I went on to knit other successful projects. I became completely obsessed with the garterlac dishcloth. I loved the pattern and after knitting dozens and…

Temperature Scarf at the Halfway Point

  June felt like a cold month as the green spattered throughout the month would indicated. I’m starting to feel like I left too much of a temperature range for each colour (some of the yellow felt colder than the scarf looks). Something to keep in mind if I ever do this again.   There’s a little part of me…