Monthly Archives: December 2010

Last minute Christmas knitting

I always–always being “the a-little-over-3-years I’ve been knitting”–swore I’d never find myself in the position of binding off on my way to the Christmas party or post office to mail gifts at the last minute. I’ve seen my knitting friends go through this–not for me, thanks! I did always remind myself, though, not to be […]

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Touchable love

On very cold days, when I pull my daughter’s hand-knit sweater over her head or when I watch her play in the snow with warm mittens on, I feel like a good mother. There is just something about knowing that my children are warm because I knitted them something that feeds my motherly soul. – […]

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Mittens, mittens, mittens…

…Get them mittens knittin’, ‘Fore that snow starts spittin’, And hats! Sorry. I have no idea why the iPod in my head defaults to the theme song from Rawhide when I’m tired. I’ve never even actually heard the whole thing. At any rate, I’ve been hat and mitten knitting recently. As I mentioned last week, […]

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Twisted Diagonals Jacket

I did mention 2 designs, didn’t I? Introducing the Twisted Diagonals Jacket! Pattern: Twisted Diagonals Jacket Yarn: Three Irish Girls Lindon Merino Colorway: Estuary (available from various Three Irish Girls retailers) Like with Diamond in the Sky, this pattern was designed to be knit with variegated yarns–the traveling twisted stitch pattern, which creates the diagonal […]

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Free Pattern: It’s Cold Outside

Update 12/17/10 – My husband asked for one of these for himself, but that meant I needed to add another size. The pattern now comes in an adult large. I was beginning to wonder when winter was really going to start–our fall lasted longer than I expected, and every time it started getting cold, we’d […]

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