Category Archives: 11 in 2011

waistline!

My City Tweed Amna just keeps growing, I hit the waistline over the weekend and now have a few rows to go before the increases for the lower body start up: Tonight I’m packing for our Thanksgiving trip, and I … Continue reading

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winter green

We don’t really get the riot of fall colors here that characterize autumn in other parts of the US, but even so I’ve been noticing subtle changes marking the movement towards winter: And as the green disappears from the leaves, … Continue reading

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this year

I finished a sweater in the month of November! My estimate of stitch count suggests that I might actually be a little under 50,000 stitches, but…whatever. It’s a sweater. I knit it in two weeks. Kind of awesome, no? This … Continue reading

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travels south

Monday morning I wrapped up my mini-break to the Bay Area, packed up my knitting, and hied myself off to the San Jose train station: San Jose is one of the more charming of the California Amtrak stations, with high … Continue reading

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NaKniSweMo, day the fourth

I think this might finally be the year I knit an entire sweater in the month of November: Yes! I started that on Tuesday morning! The key to knitting progress seems to be lots of train travel, as I think … Continue reading

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NaKniSweMo: cast on!

It’s November 1, which means: Time to start a sweater! Not much to show yet, naturally. But I’m hoping to beat the 1 month deadline and have this one finished by Thanksgiving. Too ambitious? I guess I’m going to find … Continue reading

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progress, and disappointment

First, the good stuff. Lots and lots of cabling this weekend: Just a little more knitting until I hit the buttonholes: (Don’t forget, you can get a 25% discount off the Amna pattern until November 15th, just check out the … Continue reading

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weekly roundup

Aaaah, Friday. The anticipation of the weekend ahead is killing me! No special plans, but lots of bike errands out in what promises to be beautiful weather. Also on the agenda? 1. Knitting! I cast on for my City Tweed … Continue reading

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UPS not too shabby either

I just feel like a parcel depot this week: One skein of Berroco Ultra Alpaca, the color is Kaffir Mix. I’m pleased to report it does (as hoped) match well with the Ultra Alpaca Lavender Mix I’ve had kicking around … Continue reading

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little things, big thing

My detangling plan for the weekend worked, and I knocked out a few rows on each of these little hats: Well, not so little, they are going to be adult sized! Just not very far yet. I also had a … Continue reading

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