A Whale of A Time!

On Sunday, September 14th, my mom and I hosted my sister’s baby shower at 1810 Tavern. We enlisted the help of my sister’s mother-in-law, sister-in-law, future sister-in-law, many aunts, and cousins. My mom and my major responsibilities included the venue and the menu while my sister’s in-laws took care of the decorations, tablescapes, and favors. …

Carter’s sweater & scrumptious Tosh DK

Aw yes… I wanted to provide an update on the little man’s sweater so that I can now hold myself accountable for when I deliberately choose not to pick it up and continue working on it… I am making progress. I am at where the body and sleeves divide. If you have followed my previous…

WIP – Puerperium Cardigan

I was able to make some really good progress yesterday on this cardigan. It’s coming together quite nicely! I love the stitch definition. I haven’t picked out the buttons yet but I’m thinking I’ll go with something antique-y or vintage-y.

Time for a new WIP

I’m trying to think of a new project to go along with my Manos Del Uruguay silk blend yarn. Should I knit with it or should I crochet? The only thing I don’t like about this wool blend is how it almost creates knots onto itself if you have to tink or frog it… sometimes…

WIP – Garter Stripe Baby Socks – Part 3…

I was so annoyed with myself yesterday with regards to this WIP because I kept getting to a particular spot in the pattern , right after the heel but before the foot, where my stitches would be off. Finally, after ripping back 4 separate times, I frogged the entire project. I can’t remember a time…

WIP – Garter Stripe Baby Socks – Part 2

What I thought was going to be a breeze of a baby sock turned out to be a headache and a half! Here is a pic of the sock prior to the 4 times I’ve frogged this… Wondering if there should be or is errata… Tomorrow morning I will start the foot for the 3rd…