I participated in my very first Ravelry swap this fall as part of the Knit1Geek2 podcast group. I’ll link to my swap package later, when my recipient gets their box, but for now I’ll just squee about the box I got in the mail today! The guidelines were: Something handmade Something local Something geeky Man, … Continue reading Knit1Geek2 Swap Package!
I’m going to the Massachusetts Sheep and Wool festival this weekend and decided to turn it into a long weekend out of town visiting friends. And what do you do when you visit friends who knit? You bring them yarn they commissioned. (I sometimes spin for friends if they buy the fiber.) First some Gotland … Continue reading Pre-MASW update
These are both gift quilts: one for a friend and her husband and one for a new baby. Here they are all folded up, about to be packed and mailed: The first quilt I finished was made up of hourglass blocks. I pieced them all over the summer on my Singer 66, and then they … Continue reading Two-Finish Friday
I’ve really been enjoying the Scrappy Trip-Along quilt, especially seeing all the other pictures in the flickr group — it’s great to see the different color and fabric choices! I’ve been planning on making my quilt 8×8, to be a (really large) queen size with plenty of drape, with a narrow solid border around the … Continue reading A little bit louder?
Though my semester was really pretty crazy, I did manage to finish a couple of other projects either in snatches of borrowed time or in mid-December, once my papers were all in. The one I’m going to talk about here today was another Mabel Messenger Bag, which I put together using Perk Me Up fabrics … Continue reading Gifted and unblogged…
Last … July? I started a quilt for my neighbors, who were having a baby in late August. I chose Baby K’s Quilt, by Audrey of HotPinkQuilts, which she featured during the her spot on the Lets Get Aquainted blog hop organized by Beth of Plum and June. I had high hopes of finishing it … Continue reading Baby K’s Quilt: Finished!
First off, I find it hilarious that Audrey, of Hot Pink Quilts called this quilt Baby K’s Quilt, because the baby I’m making for it? His last name starts with a K! It fits perfectly! Part of the challenge for me on this one was to work entirely from stash: I’ve got a lot of … Continue reading Baby K’s Quilt (& WIP Wednesday)