Category Archives: cardigans

Happy Valentine’s, and a new pattern

Happy Thursday! It’s hard to believe it’s already the middle of February, no? With Valentine’s Day coming up this weekend, I thought it would be a great time to give a little thank-you to all of you who have shown … Continue reading

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All but the ends

Only a few weeks in and it already feels like 2015 is flying by. I’ve been knitting away on the train but my weekend craft time is still taken up fairly exclusively by sewing, so it’s taken me a little … Continue reading

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So long, 2014

2014 has been quite the year around here. Last fall I decided to take an extended break from knit blogging and professional knit design. After finishing my PhD in 2012, I was finding that I needed to focus more energy … Continue reading

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catch up

Well, once again, it’s been a while. I actually had taken photos for a few posts in the past couple of weeks. I was going to tell you all about how my brown Give and Receive scarf was progressing: And … Continue reading

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body down!

Once I got going on Harvest again, I realized that goshdarnit, I CAN do complex colorwork on the train. The result? One completed body: Isn’t it pretty, all folded up like that? Next item, second sleeve, then the real beastly … Continue reading

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one sleeve, two sleeve,

hemp sleeve, not-so-blue sleeve:     It is ridiculous how quickly this hemp cardigan is working up, despite the size 4 needles and the lightweight yarn. I’ve only been working on it on the train, but it still seems to … Continue reading

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greening up: hemp cardi cast on

My swatching last week worked out, I spent some time crunching numbers in the spreadsheet, and today I was finally ready to cast on: A sleeve, mostly stockinette in the round, reasonably mindless and thus perfect for train knitting. I’m … Continue reading

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gearing up

I’ve been saying it a lot lately, but I am really wanting to knit some cardigans, sweaters, you know….clothes. Hats and gloves are great, but I’m ready for a change (at least for a little while). I’ve had a few … Continue reading

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infinitely finished! almost.

Unlike some crafters, I don’t maintain a very large collection of buttons. I do love buttons, but it seems that one always runs the risk of purchasing the wrong number if there isn’t a specific project in mind. And if … Continue reading

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springling complete!

One of the things I wrapped up last month and didn’t have a chance to post about…this new baby cardigan: There were a few instances of ripping with this cardigan, but as is often the case, they were worth it. … Continue reading

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