Finished Vogue High Neck Pullover

Pattern: High Neck Pullover from Vogue Holiday 2007 Yarn: 4.5 skeins of Shelridge Farm Soft Touch DK in Azure Needles: US 6 Addi Turbos Started: November 4, 2007 Finished: December 31, 2007 Time: 11.25 hours for the back, 13.5 hours for the front, 8.75 hours for the first sleeve, 7 hours for the second sleeve, [...]


After removing and reattaching the collar edging twice, and sewing in my new sleeve caps, I had this much improved version: The sad part? It has to come out again (though I can save the collar edging, and you better believe I’ll be taking really, really good notes before I rip). The problem is that [...]

Vogue sweater progress

This sweater isn’t without issues. First, on Thanksgiving Day, I had a yarn problem: That was at the hands of Penny. My fault for leaving yarn around in a house that contained an unfamiliar dog and a cat. I was lucky the dog kept the cat away, because Penny just tangled it in a non-slobbery [...]

I had a good day

I guess it really shouldn’t have been – it was in fact a Monday, and a holiday that neither of us had off. There was no water pressure for the hot water on the first floor or the basement (master bathroom is on the second floor, so the morning routine was unaffected). When I left [...]

Still going strong

Furnace wars are continuing, and the low so far at my house has been 47 degrees. The best part has been breaking the insomnia rules and spending a good part of the day in bed knitting and snuggling with Brad and Lani. The worst part – well, the toilet seat comes to mind. It’s been [...]