FO: Wonky Cowl

Portrait in Queen Elizabeth ParkRecently, my husband’s mom came to visit and spend the week in Vancouver. While she was here, I spent a little bit of time playing tourist in my own town, including heading out to take pictures at Queen Elizabeth Park. I love how this one turned out- kind of meta, an artsy photograph of art that’s a photographer. While we were in the park, I also took advantage of the beautiful light to take some pictures of my latest finished project, the Wonky Cowl. Read the rest of this entry

FO: Sweater #12- Paddington Cardigan

Paddington CardiganEven though it’s coming in a little bit after the end of the year deadline, I’m very proud of my final sweater of my IntSweMoDo challenge. I’ve decided to call it the Paddington Cardigan, because of its toggle closures (which always make me think of Paddington Bear and his coat). Read the rest of this entry

FO: Chive Biscuits

Chive BiscuitsMy first FO post of the year! We’re kicking things off with some very tasty (and easy to make) Chive Biscuits. Read the rest of this entry

Happy New Year!

First Sweater Design in ProgressHere’s a new sweater! As you might notice, it’s not quite done yet. Even though I failed to complete all 12 sweaters of my IntSweMoDo 2012 challenge before the end of the year, I’m still very proud of what I managed to accomplish. I’ll have more on that later. For now, let me tell you a bit about this new project. Read the rest of this entry

Holiday Check In

Dude body completedIt’s been a little while! I have been under a severe time crunch, trying to get this sweater done in time for its’ Christmas deadline. How’s it going so far? Read the rest of this entry

Dude, this is hard!

I think the title of this post says it all. I never expected The Dude’s sweater to be so trying. I’ve been working diligently on this sweater for over a week, and I just finished my first piece. At this point, I’m just crossing my fingers that I will be able to finish this sweater before Christmas, nevermind finishing my twelfth sweater by the end of the year! Read the rest of this entry

Knitty Deep Fall 2012 Surprises

The latest batch of surprises was released by Knitty last week (or was it the week before?) Time is getting away from me, but before it gets too far, I want to share a few of my favourite picks from these new patterns. Read the rest of this entry

FO: Sweater #10- Tenney Park

Yay, here it is! This is my 10th sweater of the year, my interpretation of Tenney Park. I am so pleased with how this sweater turned out. It is the closest I have come so far to designing a sweater for myself, and it actually went pretty smoothly. Read the rest of this entry

FO: Graham Hat

In just one day, I whipped out this quick hat. It was so nice to have a quick and easy project off the needles in no time at all. Read the rest of this entry

Here’s what remains

Trimmed yarn endsWhat you see before you is the look of finishing. Yes, I managed to complete Tenney Park over the weekend! It was a tough go, but I made it happen. Read the rest of this entry

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