A Hand Knit Holiday

Bitemoji courtesy of Thing #2. I feel it is my “knitterly duty” (to offer) to knit my family gifts for the holidays.  I would not be heartbroken if they said now.  This year everyone said yes. My oldest let me know early enough in the year that she completely forgot about it and kept sending…

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Holiday Knit Gifts

 Here my family sits with all their knitted (or to be knitted) finery.  Joe (finally) got his socks, the yarn is Berroco Comfort.  The pattern is designed just to suit his feet :).  I really milked those socks, I can tell you.  Last year he got yarn for socks.  I was grasping at yarn, literally. …

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Weekend Review

I hope everyone had a good holiday weekend.  It was wonderful spending time with family.  Driving time afforded me the time for more mindful knitting.  I’m loving the pattern for Ruth’s Entrelac Butterfly shawl.  The pattern is written for fingering/sport weight yarn.  The open entrelac at the bottom of the shawl works beautifully with the…

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