Tag: knit

The Time I Wasn’t Knitting Socks

Confession: I’m in a sock knitting funk.   2019 was supposed to be the year I gave my nieces socks for Christmas (I’m attempting to alternate years with my nephews), I finished one pair and the second have been travelling in my purse longer than I’d like to admit. I seem to have completely lot my sock knitting mojo. I’ve…

The Time I Tried New Dishcloth Yarn

Confession: I’ve tried scrubby dishcloth yarn but I’m not really a fan. I found it hard to knit with. The scrubby parts of it stuck together at seemingly every stitch. So as family and friends hinted with varying degrees of subtlety:   “I really like those scrubby dishcloths” “Have you ever knit with that scrubby dishcloth yarn?” “Can I buy…

The Time I Knit an Octopus

Last year I discovered a series of patterns for toys that you literally knit together as you go thereby eliminating on of my pet peeves: sewing it up and sewing in the ends. This is truly a concept I can get behind. I assumed when I settled in to knit this year’s toy I’d be good to go. Clearly I…