Monthly Archives: September 2009

Heeeey little guy…

This little fellow sits on my bookshelf.  My grandma knit about a dozen of these guys years ago to donate to some charity project. My grandpa saw them and felt a connection to this particular one, so my grandma kept … Continue reading

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In search of a one-skein Koigu project

After abandoning my Space Invaders socks, I find myself with six skeins of Koigu in very 80’s video game colours. I don’t think I can use two skeins together unless I’m re-creating the rainbow brite Halloween costume my Grandma knit … Continue reading

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Aaaaargh. Colorwork.

About eight years ago I learned to knit right-handed (English knitting), produced one ugly scarf and matching ugly mittens and gave up. Then maybe six years ago I re-learned to knit left-handed, produced one pair of socks (each sock at … Continue reading

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So much pressure to get this first post right.

I had originally intended for my first post to be the cleverest, most insightful commentary on life in general, but particularly about me and how I’m learning to knit and all these other knitting blogs are so inspirational and I … Continue reading

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