Showing posts from April, 2011

The Easter Monster

The Easter Monster

So this past week I received a package from Dear Husband Yarns, containing 2 yummy skeins of Worsted Kona in the Doodlebug and Parisian Picnic!!

Of course, I immediately cast on one of Rebecca Danger's monsters-- Daphne & Delilah However, since I only had 105 yds to work with, I could only made a Daphne.

Parisian Picnic
I remember I tried casting on this project a while go, but for whatever reason I was having a tough time. I couldn't get past the feet increases. Maybe I was stressed, or whatever, but I just couldn't do it. This time around, it was easy-peasy!

Also, I learned to do Magic Loop... for reals this time! I know I've said in the past that I learned how to do Magic Loop, but honestly, while I thought I learned how to do it, I didn't quite have it down as well as I thought. But now I completely get it and it's so easy!!! Maybe I'll do a video ((thinking out loud))

Magic Looping it!
Anyway, as if that wasn't enough techn…

Episode 23: Mullet of Caridgans

Putting a dent in our Wedding Chuppah.
Dennis' mom showing me how to weave!!!

Listen here:
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What's Stitching
Madli's Shawl from Nancy Bush's Knitted Lace of EstoniaRebecca Danger's Knitted MonstersDear Husband Yarn in Doodle Bug & Parisian Picnic
I lied. I am knitting a sock. I had itchy fingers. Couldn't resist casting it on.

Maria (aka @VenusFueri) from the Subway Knits Podcast and I will be hosting a joint KAL. We'll be knitting the Rose Lace Stole from Interweave Knits Spring 2011 issue, starting May 1st. 2 lucky listeners participating in the KAL who finish their Rose Lace Stole by June 30th will win prizes from Dear Husband Yarns and Velvet Hippo Stitch Markers

Woolen Rabbit Yarn in Scottish Heather... considering using this for the KAL.

Here are the rules:
The KAL officially begins May 1st. On that day, Maria and I will post a thread in our Ravelry groups for participating listeners to discuss the KAL and share their progr…