Category: FO Files

Green Mohair FO

Finally, I got something finished! These pics were taken before I washed and blocked it, and the sleeves seemed a little on the short side at the time — but fortunately I was able to block them out a little longer.  😀 This is a sweater I started last summer during the top-down sweater class. …

Fair Isle Just Doesn’t Work for Socks

Today I have an actual FO to share and some "experience", free gratis.  You know what experience is, right? "Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted."  ~~ Dan Stanford Ta-da!  Here is the latest in socks for DH. I was pretty against the idea of knitting plain navy blue socks…

Hat Trick!

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I have been knitting some hats at the request of a friend in New Zealand whose breast cancer has, unfortunately, returned. It was kind of cute:  in her email request, she actually offered to PAY me. Por. Favor. My personal knitting is not for sale.  I only…

Knitting Jargon on the Interwebs

Yesterday at the LYS, I took part in a discussion about SABLE. What, you never heard of SABLE?  You might even be a member of SABLE! SABLE stands for "Stash Acquired Beyond Life Expectancy".  A person becomes a member of this group when she owns more yarn than she can reasonably expect to knit in…