Category Archives: WIP

Episode 16: Gansey’s, Giveaways, and Girlfriends

Episode 16 is sponsored by Ranching Tradition Fiber. Read on to learn more about the GIVEAWAY!! In this episode, I talk about Gansey sweaters (and socks!), my Ella Cardigan WIP, some FO spinning projects that are all about color maintenance, … Continue reading

Posted in chain ply, Ella, episode, gansey, giveaway, Gladeys, Jennifer Wood, knitting, Knitting in France, Laine Magazine, Old Crow Art Yarns, Ranching Tradition Fiber, singles, sock yarn, socks, spinning, sweater, Uncategorized, video, Wild Lily Artisan Fibers, WIP, yarn | 4 Comments

My First KAL

I’ve never fancied a KAL before. With the exception of my guild meet-ups, I’m a solo knitter. I love podcasts, the fiber community, and my FB yarn groups . . . but I’m pretty introverted and enjoy quietly clicking away … Continue reading

Posted in community, Ella, found, Jennifer Wood, knitting, progress, sweater, top-down, unexpected, WIP, Woodhouse Knits | 12 Comments

Ella. Enchanted.

I started Ella this past week and (despite the cables and lace) I’m making fast progress! One of the items on my “To Learn” list for this year was top-down sweater construction, and my sweaters of late have given me … Continue reading

Posted in knitting, superwash, sweater, top-down, WIP, Woodhouse Knits, yoke | 7 Comments

Loop by Casapinka

I have joined a couple of sock yarn clubs–something I was always skeptical of doing. But I love surprises and there are very few *good* surprises in life, thus: sock yarn clubs! But this means that I have an even … Continue reading

Posted in community, HedgeHog FIbers, knitting, Old Crow Art Yarns, shawl, sock yarn, unexpected, unicorns, variegated yarn, WIP, yarn, yarn-lover | 13 Comments

Too Sick . . .

. . . to even pick up the needles. Sigh. [Cough] I have had the flu perhaps 1 other time in my life; it’s a memory I won’t soon forget: Little House on the Prairie marathons, writhing in bed with … Continue reading

Posted in Aileas, custom pattern, knitting, knitting math, pattern, sweater, unicorns, WIP | 22 Comments

Ebba Pullover: A Sweater with Attitude

I’ve *just* finished the main body of the Ebba Pullover and [swoon] I am in love. I don’t want to spoil the big reveal, so this is all I can bring myself to share at the moment. My colorwork is … Continue reading

Posted in colorwork, Ebba Pullover, knitting, love, progress, to learn, unicorns, WIP | 13 Comments

Ebba Pullover: Pattern Math

As you know, my next big project is the Ebba Pullover by Dianna Walla. I love the aesthetics of this sweater; and, after getting my hands on the Quince & Co. Chicadee yarn that the pattern calls for, I love … Continue reading

Posted in custom pattern, Ebba Pullover, knitting, knitting math, pattern, Quince & Co., WIP, yarn | 5 Comments