Deception

Progress on my Scatness Tunic is deceptive. I have been knitting on the stockinette portion in the evenings, but when I measure it there is little change. An hour or two later I measure it again. No change. How can this be? Months ago my favorite measuring tape was dropped (admittedly by me) and the…

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Dashed Deadlines

As is every knitter’s prerogative, two days before the beginning of Ravellincs I switched patterns. In one clear moment I realized that the Ivy League vest, although it had all of the challenges I’d set for myself and was likely a project I could complete in just over two weeks, would never look good on…

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Conversation With A Non-Knitting Word Person

Chris, just making conversation while waiting for Denise to finish a row: “So, is that stockinette or garter stitch?” Denise, just wanting to finish a row: “This is stocking stitch.” “So that is stockinette, right. Same thing.” “Yes. Same thing.” “So why not say ‘stockinette’?” “I pretty much did. They’re synonyms.” “Fair enough. So…what is…

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