Twelve Days of Christmas Knits {in progress}

At our house, Christmas is not over with the dawning of December 26th. I love Christmas and think it deserves more than one day of celebration! So we have developed some of our own traditions for celebrating the Twelve Days of Christmas.   We continue Christmas crafting and baking until Epiphany, or King's Day, which […]

Skew Knee Socks

My daughter's knitted birthday gift this year was a pair of Skew knee socks. I mentioned in my last post that for tackling this project I am either brave or insane. I think the answer is: a little of both! I used the same Deborah Norville Serenity sock yarn that I used for my Skews; […]

Skew

For my second pair of socks, I decided to be brave. I decided that I just had to knit the new and inventive Skew. (on Ravelry)Folks on Ravelry had said it would likely be better to be an accomplished sock knitter before attempting Skew, but I'm rather a rebel. Knitting does not scare me. It's […]

New Venture

If you are around the knitting blogosphere much, you have likely hear of the Ravelympics. Much like the knitting olympics, the Ravelympics take place during the Olympics. The intention is to challenge yourself in your knitting or crocheting during the 2 1/2 weeks of the Olympics. I decided that this time my challenge would be […]