Free Patterns & A Finished Object

This is the Bison Shawlette from 101 Luxury One Skein Wonders.  I really like the patterns in the book, but you should be aware that A LOT of the patterns have errata on the website.  Just follow the link and click on corrections.  The shawl is knit in some mystery alpaca that my Brother-in-Law brought…
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Technical Difficulties

For some crazy reason, I’m having some trouble with a link from the News Tribune website to my blog headline.  I’m not sure what it’s about, so I’m going to try to post again to see if it was just a fluke.  Maybe they’re trying to tell me something?!  I finished the small bolero last…
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Cinxia

I believe I promised more pictures of the completed Cinxia sweater.  We seem to have been blessed with an Indian Summer this year, so we went out into the backyard to take some pictures.  I’m really not sure that we can call it an Indian Summer since we really didn’t have much of a summer…
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Ohhh Shiny!

Hello Shiny Red Yarn!  I’m a bit of a sucker for anything pretty and shiny, so when I walked into a dimly lit yarn shop (normally the kiss of death for a yarn shop, but when you wander into a store in the middle of nowhere that used to be someone’s garage, beggars can’t be…
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Pushing Through

Sorry for the poor color on the photo… I took it in a dark house last night… should have waited for natural light. You know when you’re working out and you hit the wall and you know that if you can just keep pushing through that you’ll be just fine, you’ll finish the workout?  Well,…
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