That moment …

That moment …

… when you’re excited to finally finish a knit sock, and then are crushed to remember you have to kitchener stitch the damned toe. Surely I’m not the only one out there that hates grafting the toe together? I’ve left entire socks on the needles...
A sticky situation

A sticky situation

I just found a maple syrup smudge on my Mac. #canadiangeekproblems — marmalade (@marmalade) February 13,...
Supersquishy cabled toque

Supersquishy cabled toque

My big head was the reason I took up knitting. Not only am I blessed with a thick skull, I have a wealth of out-of-control hair that refuses to submit to normal women’s headwear so it’s frustratingly ironic that I have yet to knit myself a hat that fits. I...
Stashbusting chevron scarf

Stashbusting chevron scarf

I have a sock yarn problem: I have enough on hand to knit at least 15 pairs of socks, but somehow keep buying more skeins. I blame the gorgeous colours, so it really isn’t my fault. Case in point: even though I had vowed to not buy ANY more yarn (ha I almost...
I ♥ Kelty, part II

I ♥ Kelty, part II

The friendly FedEx man just dropped off my pole, there has to be a joke in there somewhere right? Hah. So! I laid out the pole beside it’s match to make sure it was the same length, and I was really surprised to see how much bend there was in the other pole (the...

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