I know you were wondering, “How is Woolandchocolate doing with her annual personal knitting goals?”, so here I am to give you an answer. I’m actually not doing too bad. It’s almost the end of August and I am only … Continue reading
A few months ago, The Princess and I sat down and brainstormed her next sweater. She wanted rainbow dinosaurs all over it. So I made up a chart and we picked out some yarn and I cast on.
Alas, my chart was too complicated and the black background too hard to see at night and the knitting was NO FUN. After all this time, I only had a few inches knit and zero desire to continue.
So, The Princess and I sat down again and brainstormed again and came up with a new plan. This new plan is coming along much better.
Sometimes you gotta press on and keep knitting until the thing is done because you know that it will be so worth it. Sometimes you gotta frog and rethink because you know you’re never going to finish it the way it is.
I am very excited about this new plan. I think this sweater is going to turn out even better than that first idea. Now the race is on to finish it before she grows!
Off the blocking mats and onto my body! Pattern: Lapis Yoke Sweater by Hannah Fettig Yarn: Blue Moon Fiber Arts “Cake DK” *The Cluck Chimes at Midnight* I am so in love. I wish it was cold so I didn’t … Continue reading
“It’s a center pull ball,” they said. “Just pull it from the center,” they said. “It’s better that way,” they said.
Yeah, right. Now I have yarn barf all over the place. Thanks a lot, “They”. Haha!
It started very primitively – a folding card table and the occasional puzzle. Before long, we realized that the puzzle table never got put away. As soon as we finished a puzzle, we started another. We began picking up puzzles … Continue reading