While I have left my Evenstar shawl sitting in a corner unfinished during the last month or two, I did manage to finish a related handsome bit of lace named after a handsome bit of elf.
I didn't make it to MSKR this year, and while I could feel really sad, I found it hard to feel too bad. I finally got to meet Stephen West when he came to Philadelphia this past weekend.
Disclaimer: I went to Maryland Sheep and Wool this weekend, and it was hot enough that I bought an all-day mug of root beer. I figured it called for a lousy ‘beer’ song, written Sunday morning.
I just got back from a delightful vay-cay in the Albany area with the talented and gracious Aaron, a.k.a. AMBush.
Well, my money's in, and I'm scheduled to take the bus to Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival again. Is anyone planning to go?
While spending several hours shopping for the perfect yarn inspiration for a pair of underwears--plural just sounds better...thanks, Joe Jr.-- the town was overrun by an early St. Patty's Day parade.
The KAL pattern finally arrived just in time for me to realize I probably didn't have to buy that second skein. That's alright, who cares that it's in a colorway I normally would avoid?
So, here it is: my cabled sweater vest. All done, and quickly being broken in with wearing.
you can read more about it on my blog:
I've been having a blast designing my own, totally one-of-a-kind sweater vest.
I thought it would be fun to knit a Christmas willie warmer for a guy I've been seeing for a couple months.