I completed the Oshara Shawl MKAL, and I'm in love with the shawl! My joy is threefold - that the shawl turned out alright though I didn't know what I was going to make, that my choice of colors turned out alright just brilliant, and that my slight modifications to the pattern turned out alright. … Continue reading Oshara Shawl
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
My sis asked me to knit a hat that's not too tight, covers her ears well and also has functional ties that she can actually tie up. We decided on an earflap hat with ties. I was dying to try out and learn intarsia in the round, so I thought this project would be suitable. … Continue reading An earflap hat for my sis
Remember the Lacy hearts cardigan that I ended up frogging? I used the same base pattern to make a top this time, with the same yarn that I used for the textured shawl that I posted about recently. I knit two pieces for this top -- the front and the back -- and used whip … Continue reading Lacy diamonds top
Yet another post that is delayed due to various reasons, the main one being my laziness. After a bout of creative experimentation for new knitting-related stuff, I've just been too bored to follow through on the results. This asymmetric shawl is one of those experiments that was pretty successful as I see it. 🙂 … Continue reading Scalene shawl
It's done! My simple beginner yoke sweater. Well, it's been done for a while now, I just hadn't written about it... Here's how it looks on me -- A very high-contrast picture indeed! 😛 Regardless of the quality of the picture, I'm happy with how the project itself turned out. I stopped working on the … Continue reading Diamond Yoke Pullover — done!
Now that I've gone back to a day job (bye bye breakie! 😥 ), my yarn-time has reduced drastically. So much that I've started setting targets -- like knitting at least an inch of material every day. And then I fall short of that target most days, either because I'm too tired (or sleepy) or … Continue reading Multi-directional diagonal scarf