Blog, Knitting

Regarding why Ruth should only make vests.. and perhaps small puffy things

I love handknit sweaters. Love. I find them fascinating to make, look at, and all around enjoy… at least that’s what I always tell myself when I cast one on!

The body goes well, and I love seeing the progress, which usually goes fairly quickly, and then I get to the sleeves.

Someone remind me why I knit sweaters again?

This is what it’s supposed to look like:

The wonderful Therapi Sweater by Stefanie Japel

Here is what it currently looks like:

Notice the difference?

No sleeves! (Or collar, but i’ll get to that)

Off to force myself to knit sleeves, when what I really want to do is make a million hexipuffs for my Beekeeper’s Quilt

Like so:


In which new options are explored

So I discovered that I didn’t like the old blogging platform I was using, so i’m going to attempt to move the majority of the previously posted knitting patterns, etc. over to this new site!

I’m still getting use to WordPress, so please pardon the empty pages and slight wonkiness of my page until I get things 100% up and running!