Category: Musings

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

Survey Time & Giveaway: Calf Measurements!

Women of the world, I need your help! I’m working on a new boot-topper pattern but I can’t find any standard measurements for calf circumference. This might be because there…

read more March 28, 2013

Knitters for Equality

In case you haven’t heard, this week the U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases related to same-sex marriage. I’m a knitter and I stand for marriage equality, so I made…

read more March 27, 2013

Buck? Dunny? Raduck?

I felt like doing a little stash busting recently, so I decided to make one of Susan B. Anderson’s reversible knit toys. I thought this little duck/bunny toy was irresistibly…

read more March 21, 2013

L.A. Marathon Time Lapse

This isn’t knitting-related, but I thought I’d share the video I took this morning from my balcony: This is a time-lapse video of the 2013 L.A. Marathon runners. The marathon…

read more March 17, 2013

A Gift in the Mail

I got a little gift in the mail today: It’s the newest Knit Picks catalogue with my pattern inside! Check it out! That’s my Cabo Cardi! Yay! Here where you…

read more February 16, 2013