Three New projects!!

I have 3, yes 3, additional projects I will be casting on (hopefully this evening lol). One is the Mini Ballerina by Schneckenstrick Designs, Lolita by Jamie Thomas of Imaginknits, and the last project with be a granny square blanket from Lion Brand Yarn. If you aren’t familiar with Lion Brand Yarn company, they have…

Coffee break & a coffee cozy…

I was drinking a latte at Starbucks and felt compelled to knit a coffee cozy after having picked up one of their cardboard coffee sleeves. For knitting it out of my head, it came out pretty nice. A little wonky due to my uneven increasing throughout a few rows, but still nice. I used my…

FO – Shroom – another quick knit…

I finished Shroom just now. Not sure how I feel about it this time around. I followed the pattern exactly this time around. Even though I used different yarn than the original Shroom hat that I made, I believe the gauge is similar to it. What I’m not crazy about is I wish I would…

WIP – Shroom

I began the cast on for the Shroom hat by Lee Juvan which was published on Knitty’s website in 2009. I’ve made this hat before and really liked it. I mentioned in an earlier post that I’m using Rowan’s Big Wool rather than the suggested Spud & Chloe Outer. The first Shroom I made I…

From the yarn store…

After my much needed coffee break at the local Starbucks, I decided to head to my favorite LYS, Yarns Unlimited in Sewickley.   I went there on a mission to find some Spud & Chloe Outer yarn to make another Shroom hat, but unfortunately, they don’t carry the Spud & Chloe line. I should have…