I was able to finish Dressage last week. I was very worried that it was going to be far too small and I’d never wear it — that’s never a fun way to finish a project! But, with nothing to lose, I decided to aggressively block it and really stretch it before pinning it down. […]
Chance of Showers is on the blocking board! This means one fall sweater is done for the Nice & Knit Fall Sweaters knitalong and I have just one more to go. I have to finish the sleeves on Dressage by Saturday — I’ll get it done! So excited to have 2 new sweaters to wear!
It’s been craziness at the Zahner household. When my boys were little I remember thinking (and daydreaming) about all of the free time I would have once they began school. I think the moment you become a mother, your time ceases to be your own. I know that this is how it should be, and […]
Matthew, Brooklyn and I enjoyed a little vacation away from our usually hustle and bustle, which tends to be a lot more like craziness and chaos. It felt so good because it was long overdue. Brooklyn was just thrilled to have both her parents doting on her 24 hours a day. She’s a very curious […]
Well, I am not making out as well as Kara with our sweater knit along. I really should not be surprised. I was trying to create a masterpiece with no pattern. Major fail for me. I was about 11 inches into my KAL when I realized that I could fit into the sweater with another […]
This knit along might be producing my most favorite knit. I have a new found love for reverse stockinette and of course cables are always a good thing, in my opinion. I am working on Dressage, but I’ve made some edits to the original — most noticeably the collar. I don’t plan to make the […]
Good Friday morning!Our knit-along is underway, Im making some great progress. I am a bit apprehensive on my pattern since I am winging it as I go….I know, it could be disastrous. I saw the pattern, Happutakki by Veera Valimaki and had to knit it right away. This issue is that the pattern is written in […]