Category Archives: holiday knitting

Sunday, with sky

It is Sunday, and we have a blue sky for the first time in several days. That storm that is pounding the northeast was a big one, and it covered my little corner of the world for four or five … Continue reading

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Hungover

Blogless Lynn agreed with me. It’s possible to have a knitting hangover. I knit until my brain leaked out my ears on Saturday, and knit more on Sunday. First half of Juno Regina, DONE! (No pictures, as it looks much … Continue reading

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Soft hearts make for sadness

This time of year is particularly difficult for lots and lots of people, here and everywhere. The weather is bad, the holidays are coming, the usual family crap happens (or doesn’t) and breaks hearts. The DH has been asking me … Continue reading

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pacalaga’s my name

Obsession is my game.Beware, as I out myself as a true knitting geek.I looooove the Yarn Harlot’s stories. Not so much when she’s on the road, but her home life and her descriptions of same crack me up. This is … Continue reading

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What do you get

When you use your cracked, peeling fingers to knit with cashmere laceweight? Why, velcro, of course. I don’t know why my fingers do this. This year it’s slightly exacerbated by the wire knitting, but they do it every fall, wire … Continue reading

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On a roll

One more votive sleeve done! I made a little mistake with this one, though – it’s fatter in the center than at the edges, so I stretched the wire out to make it fit, and “sewed” up the ends before … Continue reading

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Another one!

Yahoo! Yesterday I just couldn’t stop knitting. The weather was lovely and cool, and our visitors and DH took off early for Phoenix to watch the NASCAR races. (SNORE) The Bug and I played in the yard all day, and … Continue reading

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FOs abound

Okay, maybe “abound” is a bit of an overstatement, but I’m still on the happiness high from Thursday. I finally finished Devan, and I LURVE it. Specs:Devan from knitty, newborn size.MCY yarn (from ebay) fingering weight in Santa Fe gold, … Continue reading

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And so…

… I ditch the housecleaning and head off to the lake again. Things are happening with the DH’s job that may either result in fast, major, life-changing things, or more poverty and denial of same with the magic of credit … Continue reading

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Aaaahhh, weekend

I needed it. I’m still pretty stressed out, but I got to chat with some friends, have some downtime, and knit a whole lot, and I feel better. DH’s job search is still ongoing, but we have hopes that a … Continue reading

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