Category Archives: Knitting

There is no yarn in space

I did make a snowflake yesterday, except after I got home, I sort of fell into the knitting of miles of stockinette on teeny tiny needles until I was starting to fall asleep, and I forgot to update. Oops. Look, … Continue reading

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Mostly

The fact that this also comes on a day when I have rehearsal in the evening, which means even *less* time to fiddle with stupid snowflakes, wasn’t very helpful either. Continue reading

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Outlier

Last summer at some point I found some kind of vague schedule for when you’re supposed to be trimming and pruning certain things in your garden. Technically, January was when I was supposed to hack back the grape vine, and … Continue reading

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I am my own weathervane

I spent most of today feeling vaguely queasy and doing my best to keep a headache at bay by throwing ibuprofin at it every few hours. I did go for a couple short walks, thinking maybe if I got up … Continue reading

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Thunderbolts and lightning

I was browsing lazily through Facebook this morning, cat on lap, as one does, and stumbled across this, which is so awesome I had to share it with the rest of you. I watched this and it occurred to me … Continue reading

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Brains

So on the flight to Atlanta, earlier this week, I did something I haven’t done in a very, very long time. I brought a book. Oh, I read on planes occasionally, but usually I do it on my phone because … Continue reading

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And I would walk 10,000 steps…*

So aside from doing this whole snowflake-a-day project, and also a test knit due by the end of the month, and oh let us not forget that whole ‘working full time’ thing and also rehearsals and so on, this month … Continue reading

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Thingadailies: Let it snow

It’s February! Which means that, at least based on last year, it’s time for me to take on some sort of ridiculous yarn-based daily challenge. Last year, faced with a bin full of cotton yarn, I knit up a dishcloth … Continue reading

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Duo

I have been, lately, in the mood for knitting lace. This hits me from time to time, usually when I am already heads down in the middle of one or more important projects, such as a test knit, or something … Continue reading

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L is for Lace

When I start a lace project, I usually get really obsessive about it and finish it pretty quickly. Except when something goes horribly wrong, and then the project goes into time out and sometimes never gets touched again (Heere There … Continue reading

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