Completed Inishbofin Cowl, wet blocking on the porch. This was an easy cabled pattern and will look great in New England late fall. I used Cascade 220 in an oatmeal color for a classic look. More snaps when I’m actually wearing it.
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…”
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.””
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.”