Knitting! Plus some gardening, cocktails, and whatever else strikes my fancy.

Aran Pocket Shawl

Aran Pocket Shawl: Pattern Notes

Aran Pocket Shawl: Pattern Notes

On Monday, Lorraine asked me to do a FO post on the Aran Pocket Shawl. This morning I found out she tagged me for a meme. I hear and obey! However, I’m going to do the FO post first, as I need a little time […]

Blocking Tomorrow, the Mai Tai Tonight!

Blocking Tomorrow, the Mai Tai Tonight!

Life has been a social whirl this past week here at Molecular Knitting: three dinners out last week! This did not leave a lot of time for knitting but I did manage to get the Chevron Scarf off the needles. So tomorrow (Monday) evening is […]

It’s a Wrap

It’s a Wrap

It’s late, but she’s hot off the needles, ends woven in, ready to block (I’m going to spin it in my “I can spin delicates safely” washing machine, but I’m not worried–much). “Can you believe she’s going to make me, the Aran POCKET Shawl, without […]

Couch-o-Meter

Couch-o-Meter

When work takes up so much time that knitting progress slows to the proverbial crawl, I find it soothing to use an alternative measurement system. A shawl or scarf requires far too many inches to be complete to make two inches seem like much to […]

WIP Revisited

WIP Revisited

“I may not be multi-colored, cabled or lace, but I still think I am a good knit.” Aran Pocket Shawl Poor intermittent WIP! How low its self-esteem has sunk since I started it last November. I’d pick it up every once in a while, knit […]