Tag: DH

Knitting on the Other Side of the World

OK, I know both of you were kind of worried about it, but I believe I have figured out an elegant solution to a looming knitting problem: What on earth do I take along to knit in New Zealand?? See, it’s a three-week trip (not to mention a loooong flight), so I couldn’t possibly go…

Third Time’s A Charm!

If you think waaaaay back, you might remember a few issues I had while trying to make some felted slippers for myself. Of course, these were not just your garden variety felted slippers.  No, I had to make it harder than that.  My goal was to replicate my dearly beloved, but quite elderly, pink furry bunny slippers:  Hip and Hop. I had…

Sasquatch Report

Hey, we’re back from our trip to [Sasquatch->] over the Memorial Day Weekend.  And it was an interesting weekend. (BTW, this post really does include something pretty interesting about sock heels too, although that bit’s way at the end.  Just skip down there if you must.) Sasquatch is a big 3-day music festival held annually…

Nutcracker Sweet, Part 4 – the sleeves

Anyone remember this? Ahem.  OK, I admit I’ve been stalling a bit.  Last time, I said I was going to address the fitting issues, which leads me straight to a couple of my personal bugaboos. Let’s just state right up front that I have dinky arms.  They are so short, I can shop in the Petite…