Silk + Merino = paradise

I’ve had a good week with my knitting and just this morning I completed the back of the raglan cardigan. I kept on feeling the love for the Rowan Baby Merino Silk yarn but then fell completely overboard when I moved on to the Malabrigo Silky Wool for the yoke. Oh, my goodness, that yarn…

Cast off, cast on

I’m happy to say I’ve had a positive start to 2023 on the knitting front. I cast on a pair of socks with one of my Christmas yarns just before New Year and finished them this week. This was the perfect little palate-cleanser project after the long haul of my pink cardigan and the completion…

Pamalison (sometimes) knits

The knitting has been happening, but it has been a gradual return. When I knit, I do knit a fair amount, but there are still long runs of days where I don’t even bring the knitting basket over to where I’m sitting. My first choice of project has been this vintage cardigan using the bright…

April showers bring forth May flowers

Okay, well our climate didn't get it quite right this year and we had to wait for the May downpours to do their work before we could enjoy a blossoming forth in June. But summer seems to be here and for that we can be grateful, even those of us who prefer the chillier months…

Knitting time

When I updated my knitting progress on Wednesday, I was looking forward to getting to the armhole shaping on the back of my Coconut Ice Sweater. Then, towards the end of the week I mentioned the sudden resurrection of interest in my DSLR camera and we all know what havoc a sudden new enthusiasm wreaks…

Knit a bit, not a lot

Knitting progress has been slow. That is to say, I have enjoyed my knitting when I have picked it up, but I haven't picked it up enough to make significant progress, which is fairly plain from the lack of knitting posts hereabouts. I worked a few rows on my sock the other night and got…