Finished Krista

It’s getting awfully cold around here, so I knew I had to hurry up and finish Krista before I lost the will to work with cotton at all. Once I ripped out the top of the front and back to adjust the shoulder shaping, finishing up was a breeze! I actually ended up designing and [...]

Krista blocking

I made a big final push, after realizing that I definitely didn’t want to keep three sweaters on the needles (Krista, Gatsby Girl, and the Phildar Cabled Hoodie from last year). I knew if I didn’t hurry up and finish up with the cotton, I wouldn’t want to do it until spring. So, I worked [...]

The truth about Krista

Wow, the carpet needs vacuuming (right by the back door, the only place I have a shot at natural light, but the color in this photo is really bad). The back spans about 11.” My shoulders are definitely wider than that. So, I’m trying to figure out my best plan of attack. I can decrease [...]

Busy weekend

First, I finished my first Happy Sock Saturday morning. I had actually gotten up to the kitchener while at work happy hour on Friday, except it turned out that I messed up the toe. So then I had to reknit that, and then I messed up the kitchener. This sock took a good hour more [...]

Krista progress

I know I’ve been silent, but I’ve been taking some time this week to just relax and study. While it means I haven’t been blogging much, I have been knitting: Despite some really rough progress on Krista at KnitSmiths this week, I pressed on, and am now ready to split for the armholes. It’s gotten [...]

Krista progress

I started Krista quite a while ago, back in San Diego, but I don’t think I ever posted a picture. Krista, just to refresh everyone’s memory, is a White Lies Design pattern and can be seen here. I’m knitting it with Jo Sharp Summer Soho that I got from WEBS for some ridiculously low price [...]