Posts tagged "sweater"

Fall Foliage Sweater

Fall Foliage Sweater

Johann’s favorite color is orange. If I could find enough orange clothes, I expect he would be very happy wear­ing only orange every day. So when­ever I am shop­ping for any­thing, be it jour­nals or clothes or yarn, I keep an eye out for all things orange. When I came across Knit Picks’ Pre­ciosa Gin­ger...
Life Is Amazing

Life Is Amazing

  As I am putting the fin­ish­ing touches on my wool and silk blend cardi­gan, I am dream­ing about what I will do next. There are six dif­fer­ent projects up for con­sid­er­a­tion. I took a short detour yes­ter­day after­noon try­ing to find a clo­sure solu­tion for a felted bag I want to list on Etsy,...
Almost Done!

Almost Done!

My sweater is almost done! Because I have a small block­ing board, I had to lay out the cardi­gan pieces a few at a time, but I man­aged to get all five pieces blocked last week. This is when I hold my breath while I see if I did indeed keep to gauge enough for...
Deliciously Luscious Project

Deliciously Luscious Project

For the past two weeks I’ve been knit­ting away at my new cardi­gan. My father-in-law took me shop­ping for the most gor­geous yarn as a birth­day present while we were vis­it­ing. A fam­ily friend told us about a going-out-of-business sale at the yarn shop in Fred­er­icks­burg, TX, so we went over to take a look. This...
Fun With Yarn!

Fun With Yarn!

Johann needed a new sweater. Eric needed a new hat. I needed to reduce my stash. At Eric’s request, I made him a jester hat like Johann’s. As I was doing the fin­ish­ing work on that, I threw in the left over yarn with extra yarn from 8 other com­pleted projects for Johann’s sweater. I...