Looks like my chosen two colors for the East Beach Tee are not meant to be. Regardless of the combination I came up with, it turns out I cannot make this project with these two - I'd fall short on one color every time. So I frogged some of the project, and changed the contrast … Continue reading East Beach Tee – Third Time Lucky?
So turns out I'm not making a poncho. 🙂 Since I didn't find many poncho (or swoncho) designs for the two colors of yarn that I want to use next, and I'm still not in a design-friendly state of mind, I thought the East Beach Tee by Meghan Kelly would work best as my next … Continue reading New Project – East Beach Tee
After completing the forever sleeve(s) of the Haubergeon Sweater-based blouse that I was making for my mom, the body knitted up quickly. Blocking soon followed, and my mom has already worn it a few times now! (Mornings are finally a bit colder here...) I can definitely say that I loved the knit, even if the … Continue reading The Haubergeon Blouse
I've been knitting a blouse for my mom, based on a pattern in a Knitting Traditions issue - the Haubergeon Sweater. This sweater has a plain body, with a lovely crisscrossing cable pattern on the sleeves that caught my mom's eye. The color that my mom prefers was not available in the suggested yarn weight, … Continue reading The Forever Sleeve
Can you believe it, my mom's blouse is ready! I think this is the quickest I've ever produced a garment. 🙂 While the knit itself was pretty boring because (a) simple pattern and (b) this project occupied every free moment I had, I'm satisfied with how it turned out. The texture is just awesome! I … Continue reading Textured Blouse
The Progress -- Through Thick and Thin I completed the front of my stripey top, and joined the two pieces too. So technically, it's now wearable. 😉 I can't wait to complete the sleeves so I can actually wear it. This is the easiest project ever when it comes to seaming the sides. No pins, … Continue reading Some Progress, and a Restart