Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Podcast Episode Idea

I was thinking of doing an episode on planning the first sweater without an LYS. I would talk about how to find a free pattern, cheap, but nice yarn, and gauge, etc. Input anyone?

Saturday, August 22, 2009

August (can't be August already)

I have been working on the Cozy Cardigan from Bernat for awhile now. It is a free pattern, but you have to have a free membership to the Bernat site to download it. The back is done and I have started on one of the fronts. I was mistaken in thinking it was a drop sleeve design, though. The sleeves are actually set-in, which is a marvelous thing.

I also started a pair of socks last night from Patons Stretch Socks in the Plum colorway. I am using a free pattern for short-rowed heel socks from Joann.com.

Monday, July 27, 2009

New Episode and OTN

I put up a new episode of my podcast Knits Up? on cables. I am trying to do episodes on a more regular basis. Anyone wanting to suggest themes for upcoming episodes, please check out the Knits Up? group on Ravelry.


  1. BFF socks in Kertzer On Your Toes Bamboo in Lime. One sock is done. The second sock is half done.
  2. Cozy Cable Cardigan in Bernat Denimstyle in burgundy. About 3 inches of ribbing on the back is done.
  3. Ribbon Drop Stitch Scarf in Lion Brand Incredible. Pattern is in Knit Scarves by Candi Jensen.
  4. Swallowtail Shawl in Schaefer Anne. It is 25% finished.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

More Summer Knitting

I have been working on the Swallowtail Shawl in Schaefer Anne which is a lovely combination. Also, the Cookie A. BFF Socks in S.R. Kretzer On Your Toes Bamboo in Lime Green are coming along. I have finished one sock and started on the other one.

On the needles, this weekend are washclothes. Sugar and Cream Yarn in the Jewels colorway

Saturday, May 30, 2009

What I have been knitting

I have been knitting. Honest......

I have been working on the Lucy Chemise Nightie by White Lies Designs. A friend of mine is getting married in two weeks and it is for her honeymoon. She picked the design when I was over at her house one night looking at patterns on Ravelry.

Her fiance picked the th-th-thong by White Lies Designs as his honeymoon pattern. I have the Cascade Fixation for his thong (something just sounds wrong with that statement....), but I haven't started it yet.....I am not anticipating that it will take that long. So it's not going to be a long thong. (I know I couldn't resist the bad pun. But it's okay because he doesn't have bad buns....OK, I am stopping now.)

No pictures of these projects.......must protect the privacy of the innocent.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Knits Up? Epsiode 9 - Tee Time

The podcast does have a new permanent home at libsyn. The show notes will also be over on the Libsyn blog as well.

If you subscribe in Itunes and you want to be able to get the new feed, click on ADVANCED and then type this in the box that pops up: http://knitsup.libsyn.com/rss

On my needles: Bolero jacket for a friend's daughter.
Berroco Sox Socks

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Episode 7 - Get Ready for Spring

A new episode of Knits Up? will be available shortly. We are talking about getting ready for Spring.

OTN: I.O.U. Dad's Christmas Socks (1 is done. 2nd sock will be done soon).

Future projects: Patons Stretch Socks (My color is Plum)
Bernat Denimstyle Cardigan (My color was discontinued)
Maybe I will use the Bernat for Mr. Greenjeans

Inspiration: Socks in the City Podcast and Cosmic Fibers Yarn
The Painted Sheep and her Esty Shop

Music from the Podsafe Music Network:

Matthew Ebel "Lost My Way"

Brobdingnagian Bards "Tolkien: The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings"

Sunday, February 22, 2009

One Row Scarf

Originally uploaded by knittercny
I have working on the YarnHarlot's One-Row Scarf. I knit a little bit every night. The yarn I used is Patons SWS (Soy Wool Stripes). The color changes are very beautiful. What projects has anyone else made with this yarn?

Dad's Christmas Socks

Originally uploaded by knittercny
I have been working on these socks since January. They are my father's I.O.U. Christmas Socks. They are knit 72 stitches around. The yarn I used was Patons Kroy Stripes.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Episode 4 - New Knit Year

Episode 4 is here! The audio levels should be a little louder.

My knitting resolutions this year are to cast on and knit the Braids Cardigan with TLC Cara Mia (Nylon, Acrylic, Angora, Rayon) . Also, I want to knit a cabled cardigan with Bernat Denimstyle.

Top Ten Things a Knitter Needs

Music from the PodSafe Music Network

Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Perceiving by Brady Bastards

Ordinary Day by Great Big Sea

New Years Resolution by Chris Ayer

What are your knitting resolutions for 2o09? Leave me a comment.