Category: Musings

Cabled Giganto-Blanket Throw – Now Available!

For anyone who’s interested in purchasing a smaller, cabled version of the giganto-blanket, I just put it up for sale on Etsy. I’ll be adding this chart to the pattern…

read more August 5, 2013

Gone Quiltin’ – Baby Quilts for All!

It’s hot outside and my wrists hurt! This has been my basic lament/excuse for abandoning my knitting this summer. And it’s true—there’s heat waves happening all over, and I’ve been…

read more August 2, 2013

Photos of DTLA

Downtown LA has some of the best craft stores and fabric stores in the world. I thought I’d share some random photos. Enjoy! Most of these are from Moskatel’s and…

read more July 16, 2013

Portland, Oregon: Yarn Heaven

Portland, Oregon, is the city of roses, sure. But in my mind it will always be the city of yarn. I went to college in PDX, right at the end…

read more June 18, 2013

Yarn Closet – Before and After

Last time you heard from me I was in the middle of cleaning my yarn closet. Here’s how it went: Well, it doesn’t look like much, but there’s a lot…

read more June 12, 2013

The Yarn Closet

This is my yarn closet: It also houses sewing supplies and equipment. Almost all those bags up top are WIPs. It’s total f**king disaster. It’s a mess. So I decided…

read more June 4, 2013

Giganto-News

You guys! My giganto-blanket is #19 and #20 on this Buzzfeed list. How cool is that? Thanks, Buzzfeed! I also wanted to give y’all a sneak peek at my newest…

read more May 16, 2013

Where I’ve Been

Hello everyone. It’s been a while, I know. Here’s a little recap: First I was in New York City for a week, it was inspiring and exhausting. I got to…

read more May 10, 2013

Calf-size survey: results & data

Last month I asked knitters to submit their measurements so I could gather data on calf sizes. Here are the results. First of all, I want to say, loudly and…

read more April 22, 2013

Calf-size survey – preliminary results

Photo by aussiegall, on Flickr First, I want to thank everyone who entered my calf-size survey. Of the 157 entries I received (you all are awesome, btw), I picked the…

read more April 10, 2013