My Cladonia shawl is off the needles!! And, not a single cat tried to sleep on it as it was blocking on the floor. Providing them with a wool cat bed has seemed to curbed the appeal of my fresh knitting. Yay! This shawl is quite big. I modified the pattern to enlarge it so… Continue reading Cladonia Is Off the Needles
The "Cat Basket" is finished! The pic above shows the basket before felting. It's sitting on 24" x 12" tiles to give it some scale to the size. It was quite huge. It's knitted with a bulky yarn held double. After felting, the size became a little bit more reasonable and fits my cat very… Continue reading “Cat Basket” is a FO and a New Shawl WIP
My color affection shawl is off the needles and blocked. Knitted with fingering weight yarn, size 6 needles and miles of garter stitch, it's so squishy and stretchy. I knit the pattern as written. Many knitters advise you to include an extra YO at each end and then drop the YO to give a little… Continue reading Color Affection
As much as I love hand-knits, I also love nerdy novelty t-shirts. The problem is that the best geeky shirts are only available in men's sizes which are not at all flattering on my figure. Not even a little bit. So, I've done some research and have also ruined a few old tees trying to… Continue reading Sewing Knits Counts as Knitting, Right?! Converting Boxy Man Tee Into Feminine Cut Tee.