Score 1 for the Cozy Knit Cowl

I'm happy to report that my dear niece seems to like her GAPtastic cowl. Given that she's heading into finals week (read: late nights, walking across a wintery campus, lots of coffee, and too-little sleep), staying warm and cozy is a priority. In other news, I've made a side trip to Northampton for a consulting … Continue reading Score 1 for the Cozy Knit Cowl

Circular Needle Wrangling

I use circular needles for almost all my knitting. The only exception is double-pointed needles (DPNs) for socks. Circulars are less cumbersome than straight needles. I can't drop one of them -- unless I drop an entire project. (It's happened.) And circulars make projects easier to stuff into a bag. But, as you can see, … Continue reading Circular Needle Wrangling

More than Buttons

Finished the wee baby sweater (Puerperium Cardigan) except for the buttons and figured I'd pop into Webs on the way out of Northampton, arriving 10 minutes before it closed, so I'd be forced to make a quick choice and then be done. I arrived thinking the store closed at 5 but discovered closing time was … Continue reading More than Buttons