Quite c(ap)able…

One of the more advanced knitters in my middle school class has learned to cable! Her first attempt (a swatch of 20 stitches, with a 12 stitch cable) did not have a single mistake. Impressive, no? The right and left cross, respectively, is a great place to start when learning to cable, and next week,Continue reading “Quite c(ap)able…”

“…whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off–then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can.”

Last night, I decided to cast-on a really quick earflap cabled hat with tails, because, why not? Clearly, I have knitting A.D.D. though in my defense, the baby sweater I’m working on is so close to being done, I feel I am at liberty to flex my knitting muslce in adult-wares. That being said, IContinue reading ““…whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off–then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can.””

Nifty Gifties: Painfully Easy Cabled Fingerless Mitts.

As I mentioned in the last post, I’ve been on a birthday gifting frenzy of late and can finally post these brilliant and ridiculously easy cabled fingerless mitts I also gave my friend Lauren for that special day. I decided to do a really simple pattern that I could easily bang out in a dayContinue reading “Nifty Gifties: Painfully Easy Cabled Fingerless Mitts.”