So much to knit, so little time!

So much to knit, so little time!

Ever since I started working at Yarn Harbor in January, it’s been a pretty nonstop flood of inspiration just being there. Every day there are probably five different projects that I wish I could cast on for right away. Unpacking boxes of yarn, seeing the...

Adventures in sewing after a knitting injury

There’s just something about size 8 or 9 knitting needles that my hands do not like. I was knitting away, making great progress on a baby blanket for a friend using two strands of fingering weight sock yarn held double on size 8 needles. It’s knit from the...

The problem when you work for yourself…

The great thing about working for yourself is that you don’t have to answer to anybody else. The problem when you work for yourself, is that you don’t have to answer to anybody else. And you end up taking on other projects. When you’re supposed to be...
Sunnyside Baby Sweater for Astrid

Sunnyside Baby Sweater for Astrid

I finished the Sunnyside baby sweater that I was knitting for Astrid, and boy am I glad I did! For a bit, I was afraid I wouldn’t finish it in time for her to wear it. She’s growing so fast! This is how it happened: I had one skein of sock yarn and plans...