Tag Archives: Lace

Solan

A couple of weeks ago I was sorting through some old papers and found a print out of Solan by Gudrun Johnston that I was planning to make years ago and never did. It’s bottom up and I seem to … Continue reading

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Heat, Apocalypse, The Usual

When the local library branch opened for pickup I was so excited I booked the first open appointment without considering it was the most brutally hot and sunny time of late afternoon. So, fittingly, the book I picked up was … Continue reading

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Hey, New Scarf!

Maybe it’s time I start keeping count of the days by scratching marks into the walls because I keep losing count. More than once I’ve sent a text to say happy Friday and then had to check that it is … Continue reading

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Belated Summer

Back when I went to St. Lucia, I was looking around for some vacation knitting and had Begonia Swirl on my shortlist. It has a simple beginning for lazy vacationing and a pleasingly leafy vibe suitable for the tropics. Then … Continue reading

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Shades of Grey

Only 5 shades though, so this isn’t that kind of party. A couple of years ago I bought a gradient set on a whim with a vague plan about maybe mittens or something. And like so many vague plans, I … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring, Uh, Ice?

Lately it’s been cold and grey around here, with lots of freezing rain warnings. My local library has been closed for renovations for ages and last I looked is due to open ‘Spring 2018.’ So I can only conclude that … Continue reading

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Shawl: Done and Done!

So, I thought I posted some photos of that finished lace shawl but apparently I only thought about it. Life is a constant surprise to me that way – I’ve also given some thought to cleaning the kitchen floor and … Continue reading

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Progress!

Ah, fall! Prime knitting season! Lately I’ve been plowing along on that shawl from before. I’m onto the border, which feels like you’re almost done – it’s like a bindoff! And yet also like you’ll never be done – you … Continue reading

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Catch-Up: Knitting

It’s July, which means it’s often too hot to go outside and also there’s always the Tour de France to keep me company while knitting by the air conditioner. I love cycling because it doesn’t make me feel bad about … Continue reading

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Winter Light

I was sulking the other day (uh, week, whatever) about how the November gloom was harshing my sweater photography and lo, the sun came out for a little while. A sweater picture! Is the universe taking complaints? Because if so … Continue reading

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