TTL Summer 2015 MKAL

I’m getting ready to start a new knitting project, and I have no idea what I’m doing. No, really. I’m taking part in the Through The Loops Mystery Shawl Knit-a-Long. So, I know it’s a shawl. A half-pi shawl, whatever that means. And I know what colors it will be, … Continue reading

If You Give a Mouse Some Yarn: Knitting in MouseGuard

So, Chad’s in a play-by-forum game of MouseGuard over on rpggeek.com. And when someone posted this, well, he just had to show me: “Look, whenever I start feeling anxious, or nervous, or angry, I knit.” [Halwyn] holds up a paw to forestall her amused response. “It’s true! My mother taught … Continue reading

Fibonacci’s Palindrome Scarf

I wanted to make a quick, easy scarf, something that didn’t take a lot of thought that I could work on while watching TV, riding in the car, or sitting in public. Nerd that I am, I’ve also been thinking that Fibonacci numbers really lend themselves to knitting patterns. I … Continue reading

A Heartwarming Knit

When I was a kid, my stepmom tried to teach me how to crochet. That didn’t go as well as either of us hoped. I eventually learned how to crochet a stitch, but I could never double back to make a second row, much less a third or fourth. None … Continue reading