Ouch, this was a tricky one to post! It’s never easy moving to a new place, and as much as I try to cut myself some slack, it’s hard to feel like Nellie-No-Mates. Good news though: I have found a knitting group, and plan to head along next week!
True story: as I was knitting this in the pub, my sister said, “Don’t you make mistakes when you’re drunk?” I said “All. The. Time.” Then I spit-spliced a new ball of yarn… on to the cast on tail instead of the working yarn!
A good time was had by all that night, I’d do it again. I subscribe to the “trotting horse” theory of mistakes: if it can’t be seen from a trotting horse, it’s perfect.
Let’s start at the beginning, yes? Homemade face masks may not be effective at blocking The Virus. There’s some evidence they might be worse than nothing. And some evidence that homemade face masks help quite a lot. If you’ve seen a better sources than those, please drop them in the comments. Otherwise… maybe don’t? Why […]
There a joke going around: knitters shouldn’t be afraid of quarantine. We’ve been training for this. My big goal for this year was better work life balance. In 2019 it was far off I can’t even tell you. Out of the house at least 11 hours a day, then all I could do was cook […]
Gansey, guernsey, jersey. What on earth am I talking about? A sweater, of course. You know the sort I’m talking about. A deliciously cabled, blue sweater, perfect for cold days. You might call it an aran sweater, or a jumper. You almost certainly do not call it a ‘knit frock’ like old books do. Whatever […]
I’m so excited to share a new free knitting pattern – multimodal split bike mitts. This split mittens pattern is designed with biking in mind. I’ll tell you all about it, but first: Download the free split mittens pattern or view on Ravelry. I got a new bike for my birthday, aren’t I the luckiest […]
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