Road Trip Recap

Before leaving on any trip the first thing I do is pack my knitting bag. My clothing gets shoved in the backpack in a matter of minutes, which explains a lot about why I often end up packing the wrong clothes for whatever weather we encounter, but the knitting gets special attention. This was to…

WIPs Update – the Extremities

The past few week’s knitting has been devoted entirely to hands and feet projects. The two socks from the last post are each coming along nicely. Stalagmites from the Cookie A. book Knit.Sock.Love require concentration because of the intricate cables but I am thoroughly loving them. The DVD Socks are completely rocking the bright orange…

Buffalo Gal Mittens

Wherever we end up going on vacation (Yes the plan is morphing into a different trip because of a low of 11 degrees in Taos. Tonight’s low is 7 degrees. What were we thinking?) my hands will be toasty in my Buffalo Gal mittens. They’re finally done. Just to jazz them up a little I…

Itty Bitty

The thermal pattern on the mittens just didn’t fly. It was too fiddly I decided. I know from fiddly since I knit lace and socks. So I went back to the plain brown stockinette body for the mittens all the while thinking that a little umppphh could be added to the cuffs. Last night I…