St. Brigid

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Tepper in “Irish Coffee” Pattern: St. Brigid by Alice Starmore Started: October 7, 2013 Completed: November 21, 2013 Notes: Technically I didn’t so much as “finish” as “give it to a friend on the condition that they never speak of it to me again”. The collar still needed to …

Mountain Mama

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Emma in “Buttercream” (solid) and Lorna’s Laces Honor in “Chocolate” Pattern: driftwood by Isabell Kraemer Started: August 14, 2013 Completed: October 24, 2013 Notes: Knit mostly on the road trip to West Virginia and back, I love, love, love, love, love how this turned out. I plan on wearing …

Hester Wynne

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed in a variety of colors and base yarns Pattern: Hester Chevron Lace Pullover by Lucinda Guy Started: 10/16/12 Completed: 03/16/13 Notes: So. Many. Notes. See my Ravelry project page if you’re that interested.

Wistful Beeswax

Yarn: Briar Rose Wistful and HaldeCraft HandDyed in “None of your Beeswax” Pattern: Mostly the EZ percentage system for a pullover, but also a few touches made up as I went along (like a picot bindoff, double rolled collar, hemmed sleeves and bottom. Notes: I wanted something that looked like …

Game of Buttercups

Yarn: Jaeger Pure Cotton, sent to me a couple of years ago by my lovely friend Karen. Thank you, dear! I love, love, love this yarn, just like you knew I would! Pattern: Buttercup by Heidi Kirrmaier Notes: Knitted primarily on Sunday evenings while watching Game of Thrones. Hence, the name …

Bewbs for Beth

These aren’t actually for Beth herself; but she put a call out to her knitter friends, to knit for a friend of hers who is Fighting the Good Fight. As you can see, I made one “normal” and one “fun” (she only needs to wear one at a time, so …

Build me up, Buttercup

Yarn: Classic Elite Classic Silk, which I love, love, love! A little dry while working with it but fucking butter soft after washing. Pattern:  Buttercup by Heidi Kirrmaier Notes:  The problems I had with this were many, and they were all me — this is a hella easy pattern and …

Anne Boleyn

Yarn: White is Lorna’s Laces Green Line Worsted; multi is my handspun, fiber from the BlackBunny Fibers Fiber Club. Pattern: Made it up as I went along. If you’re on Ravelry and curious, you can read my notes. Notes: August and September! Great time to finish up a hot and …

Amy’s Park Hoodie

Here’s one thing that’s been keeping me busy the last couple of weeks… finally finishing Amy’s hoodie! Things were so nuts in May and June that I really didn’t have the mental power to do anything complicated. I felt bad because all I needed to do was finish about 3 …

Gather ye currants

Yarn: Blue Sky Alpaca sport weight in “Currant” Pattern: Gathered Pullover by Hana Jason Notes: for a mostly stockinette project, this took a lot longer than I originally thought. But then, I did also start and finish three other smaller projects while working on this one…! If you’re on Ravelry …

Pioneer

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Green Line Worsted in “Maple Grove” Pattern: Pioneer (Knitty.com; Ravelry) Notes: Well… I had every intention of giving this as a Christmas present. Yup. I sure did. Uh-huh. Yup. That was my intention. Yes, indeedy. And now? After finishing and trying it on? Hey! Look! Over there! …