Tag Archives: Scraps & Oddments

Nothing Says Spring Like Mittens

Because I am me, while everyone else is pining for the day when they can put their winter stuff away, I’ve been knitting mittens. Look, new mittens! I made them with leftover scraps (from this sweater), which always makes me … Continue reading

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Bonus Hat

I finished that yoked cardigan the other day, except for buttons which, given my track record could take a while. But I had a fair bit of yarn left over, too much to just stick in the scrap drawer. So, … Continue reading

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Moving On

True story: the first search I ever got on this here blog was for “linen stitch knitting.” I feel this gives me some responsibility¬† – the internet is looking to me to meet its linen stitch needs. This is important … Continue reading

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Do They Serve Cake at Interventions?

I ask because y’all might want to start planning my linen stitch scarf intervention. I knit one a while ago and was so charmed and delighted that I went on and knit two more: Specs: Pretty much the same as … Continue reading

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Work With What You Got

The August Civic Holiday is a lovely blank slate sort of holiday – a long weekend with no particular expectations about gifts, costumes, religion, family togetherness, patriotism, etc. that goes with most other holidays. This year, I celebrated with hats. … Continue reading

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Something From Nothing

Since I started knitting, I’ve been collecting leftover yarn with vague plans revolving around stripes and colourwork. Alas, they never quite seem to happen and meanwhile it all just gathers in the Drawer of Scraps and Oddments. I’ve had lengthwise … Continue reading

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