New Freeform sweater

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. So much to be grateful for this year! – new roof, new old car that runs better than the last old car – old dog still bouncing around the house and lots of family and friends! And of course lots of knitting projects! Here is the progress … Continue reading

Garter Stitch Borealis Wrap

I wanted something fun and easy and colorful to knit. I worked up this wrap using two strands of silk. I also did a few rows in Glace from Berrocco and then some novelty yarns that I had in my stash. Unfortunately the labels were lost long ago. The dark … Continue reading

Freeform Knit Vest

Well, I’ve finally finished this vest. . . it was meant to be a jacket but I didn’t like how the sleeves looked on it. But it is really comfortable and fun as a vest. The base yarn for this vest is knit in garter stitch swatches in yarn I … Continue reading

Art project moving right along

Here is the background for my yarn covered cones! I’m really excited about it. I used fabric adhesive spray and the ends of yarn are from a project I did 5 years ago. Yes I save everything!! Now I will use a sewing machine to “quilt” over the yarn ends … Continue reading

Freeform knit and crochet fans

I’ve started to destash my fancy yarns and am selling it on Ebay Check it out!! There is a total of 390 yards of 39 different colors of yarns in 10 yard increments. Yarns included are silk/mohair/cotton/wool/ribbon. Save money and get some fun yarn to play with. Right now all … Continue reading

Oh my achin’ thumb!

I haven’t been able to hand knit or crochet for almost a month. I am about to lose my mind. It’s amazing how clean my house has become since knitting hasn’t been distracting me. I was part of Ravelympics on Ravelry and thought I could finish a freeform knit/crochet sweater … Continue reading

Ravelympics: going strong

Knitting with such a strong intent to finish feels different. Sunday I watched swimming, beach volley ball and gymnatics. . . but the event that allowed me to get the most knitting done was the women’s bike racing. I could actually look away from the screen at my work. I … Continue reading

Back after a busy summer with new freeform coat

I haven’t written for so long! I’ve been busy knitting though!! I have two sweaters to share with you. One is my freeform “Spring Garden Coat”. My favorite knitting is doing freeform or collage type knitting. Here are pictures of my 4th freeform sweater and my favorite so far! FINALLY … Continue reading

Red wing freeform blanket

What does one do with a sweater that you just don’t have enough yarn for!?!? About 10 years ago someone gave me a half knit sweater. . . which I frogged and then reknit into a raglan cardigan. . . however, I was about 2 inches short of one sleeve … Continue reading