Tag: knit

My Knit East 2017

Every other fall I look forward to attending Knit East. This biennial event is hosted by Cricket Cove in St. Andrews, NB. It’s 2 days of knitting, yarn, and learning in a gorgeous hotel only a couple hours from home. It’s about as good as it gets.   Knit East 2017 was held in late October, right at the peak…

Knit Lobster

Lobster season is finished today and I (somewhat appropriately) have finished knitting a lobster toy. It’s knit in Knit Picks Simply Cotton in Carnelian Heather. It was a relatively easy knit, though I didn’t quite get the trick to make “bends” in the claws and legs. I think he turned out cute regardless.

What I Knit on My Winter Vacation

When I pack for any type of trip I always seriously overestimate how much knitting time I’ll have.  For an extended trip like a vacation, there’s also the question of what I’ll feel like knitting over that duration, while keeping the projects small enough to fit in my suitcase.   At the beginning of my vacation, my yarn cabinet (yes,…

A Quiet Saturday

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Serenity: A cup of coffee, some chocolate, and knitting on a cold, windy Saturday morning. (And a borrowed dog sleeping on the other end of the coach)