Tag Archives: Sweater

Sweater Weather

Y’all, this summer really got to me. It was too hot  to cook, too hot to sleep, too hot for my AC to keep up, and no excessively cooled office or movie theatres to escape to. And I swear for … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

City Limits

When I made some fade socks last year and the volume of leftover sock yarn still seemed excessive, I started thinking about a faded sweater. Then I saw the City Limits sweater by Tanis Lavalee and the wheels started turning … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Victory is Mine | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Quick Fix

You may recall that sweater I knit a few weeks ago where I mused about re-doing the collar. I wanted to put in some more short rows for a more voluminous collar but the short rows are at the start … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Victory is Mine | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

What Next?!

On rough days my mom often used to tell me things could only get better from here and I always found that less reassuring and more of a dare to the fates. Of course it can get worse. Look around. … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Victory is Mine | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

That Button Thing Again

So, I dunno, I kind of thought by the time I finished my cabled cardigan the world would be starting up again and I could buy some buttons at that shop near my office during lunch. Alas. (They have re-opened … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Victory is Mine | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Grey Days, With Cables

There was a string of grey days last week, which is perhaps the universe trying to encourage us to stay home. Who knew public health departments had that particular power? Not much to do but keep knitting. Back at Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Victory is Mine | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

What I Did On My Christmas Vacation

I went back to my parents’ for a week and change over Christmas, but alas now I find myself back in normal life where I have to go to work and do laundry and stuff.  Somehow it is always a … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Sweater?

Every time Christmas comes around people suggest I could knit an ugly Christmas sweater. There is no point arguing with them, but y’all, that is a lot of intarsia to knit as a joke. (Invariably they are also very sure … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Plodding Along

Back when it first started to seem like sweater weather, I duly cast on a sweater. Then I got distracted with hats and socks and life in general and lost momentum. It chugged along in fits and starts until the … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Victory is Mine | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Textured Pullover

When I went to put away my hats and mittens this spring, I happened upon a few old skeins of cotton yarn that had been sitting unloved for, uh, years. I had knit it up way back when and then … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Victory is Mine | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment