Tag: sassy

Fun with M***c Balls

OK, so you know I don't like to use the "m" word when it comes to knitting, because KNITTING is not actually MAGIC. But a few weeks ago, in my "what-I-want-to-knit-this-year" list, I mentioned a yarn-usage technique that is often known as the "magic ball".  Because this isn't actually a knitting technique so much as…

Luna Tee finished!

OK, OK, I admit that in the last post on this subject, I didn't spell out every little detail about exactly how I was going to finish this bad boy off…  but then there would be no suspense left for the big surprise ending. Good old "Feather & Fan" to the rescue! F & F…

Workin’ on the UFO’s: “Luna” Tee

A few posts back, I mentioned that I seem to have developed not so much a New Year's Resolution, as an End-Of-Year Resolution:  to finish up the last few remaining UFO's in my knitting pile.  And so, I've been battling with this one. This is a tee in 2 x 2 ribbing, worked top-down in…

Girliest. Yarn. Ever.

And it's MINE!  Yay! This yarn comes from "Plum Crazy Ranch", and I bought it within 30 minutes of arriving at OFFF on Saturday morning.  The creator said she'd had it hanging up for a year and a half — which at first I thought meant, no one had bought it for a year and…

In the Mood

Over at the [Knitting Daily->] blog, they’ve been discussing the design process used by Michelle Rose Orne in her book, Inspired to Knit.  I haven’t gotten the book yet, but Michelle’s description of her design process intrigues me: As a designer for the garment industry for many years, I used … mood or “story boards”…