Category: Knitting

  • Shell Pics and Olympic Knitting

    I promised photos, so here is the completed Brilla shell, modeled by yours truly. Not too much more to say about this one. I do still need to re-press the neck to try and get more of the curl out, so try to ignore that. Olympic Knitting I started working on a new sweater this…

  • Knitting Update: Brilla Shell Finished

    R.I.P. Brilla Lace Shell (June 21, 2004 – August 7, 2004) Well, on Saturday afternoon I finally finished off the red Brilla shell in a burst of productivity. This pattern had relatively little finishing: a little blocking with my iron, a little armhole edging, a little seaming, and some ends to weave in. I am…

  • Knitting Update: Brilla Shell

    It’s been a while since I wrote about my knitting. I have continued working on the red Brilla shell, and this weekend I finally finished knitting the back, as you can see above. I’m now about two pattern repeats in on the front. Progress greatly improved once I remembered to use a row-by-row index card…

  • A Quick Update Between Trips

    I just got back from Steamboat Springs, Colorado last night. It was a very nice trip, though rather tiring because my knee is still recovering from that hellish spider bite. I took some photos, and will post some of those and the ones from my Ohio trip, along with some descriptions of what we did……

  • Knitting and Stash Enhancement Update

    On and off for the past month, I’ve been working on the Victoria Tank from this spring’s Interweave Knits, partly because I already happened to have enough of the yarn called for on hand. I was working rather slowly because I didn’t want to reach the armhole shaping before my family reunion trip to Ohio,…