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

cable-rib socks

What have I been doing?

What have I been doing?

I didn’t mean to be away so long. April was a lot of stress and anxiety, and I didn’t knit. I don’t seem to find knitting relaxing when I’m stressed out. I did do a lot of reading. May gradually got better, and I started […]

Cable Sock

Cable Sock

I know I haven’t been blogging much lately. Things in the mind here at Molecular Knitting have been a bit bleak this autumn. I didn’t even knit for about a week. But explanations would be dull, so let’s leave it at that. Wing a good […]

WIP Survey

WIP Survey

Before looking at this weeks WIPs, go enter my blogiversary contest, if you haven’t already! And take a look at the links in people’s comments. As a community we have knit some very cool things this past year. There are some former WIPs that are […]

Small Projects Abound

Small Projects Abound

I hope everyone has had a good week and weekend. I have been very busy at work in a good way. Evenings were short due to long work hours and I had the choice of blogging or knitting. I chose knitting, which makes me a […]

Two of a Kind = One Pair

Two of a Kind = One Pair

Thank you to everyone who wished me well during my migraine episode! I really appreciated every single, kind comment. I have been headache free since Friday morning. This means that Sunday I was able to accomplish this: Lately, everywhere I look on the knitting blogs […]

The Sordid Truth

The Sordid Truth

I should be knitting my second pink cable-rib sock. The progress? Not much. “She’s done only TWO rounds of gusset decreases! What’s a first sock gotta do to get a second?!” The First Pink Cable-Rib Sock. But the first Oak Ribbed Sock (with heel mods) […]

Diffusing Light and Pink Knitting

Diffusing Light and Pink Knitting

Well, I promised to tell you the trick I learned for diffusing light, thereby getting rid of shadows. I learned this a while ago from Domesticat. An article on photographing beadwork in the new June issue of Bead and Button magazine, spurred me to try […]

Sparkly and Shimmery

Sparkly and Shimmery

So Monday evening I finished the first pink cabled sock. I started to cast on for the second but was having difficulty counting to 66. Apparently, I don’t count well after 10 in the evening. I decided to work on the chevron scarf as I […]

Catching Up

Catching Up

I feel I am falling behind in my blogging responsibilities, so let’s play catch up. First up, the pink braided cable rib sock is almost to the toe! It looks a little goofy in the photo below as the instep needle did not care to […]

Cable Hooks

Cable Hooks

First and foremost I would like to thank everyone who commented so positively on the pocketless Aran Pocket Shawl. Bonus points to JayJay and Abby for noticing the APS channeling Mrs. Bennet from Pride and Prejudice. Right now, the APS is enjoying a little lie-in […]