Sunburst shawlette

The Ashton shawlette that I knit for my mom was made with some beautiful self-striping yarn. I'd originally bought the yarn to make a sweater for me, but switched to a shawl because my mom loved the colors. After the mom-project, I still had two skeins of the yarn left, so I thought I could … Continue reading Sunburst shawlette

Lemony shawl

It's Lemony because of the beautiful bright-yellow color of the yarn. I started this project because I wanted something different to do while I was trying to finish other projects. 😀 Some of those other projects are still not done, but this wrap finished up pretty quickly. I first started with the top-down approach without … Continue reading Lemony shawl

Ridged sideways hat

I had this beautiful skein of yarn that I wanted to make into a hat, highlighting its colors. I've made a lot of hats the usual way (knit round and round), quite a few with variegated yarn, and the colors finally look all mixed and splotchy. Of course, some color combinations look good that way, … Continue reading Ridged sideways hat

Multi-directional diagonal scarf

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