I am extremely happy, excited and nervous all at the same time to share with you my first ever published design : Mission Street Shawl. For the uninitiated, Knotions is a monthly online magazine for fiber arts, focusing on knitting and crochet. Mission street shawl is an asymmetric triangular crocheted shawl made using lace weight… Continue reading Mission Street Shawl
I was done with this top a week ago. I knitted it using Nidhi Kansal’s Summer of ’16 pattern with Knit Picks Comfy Sport. The top fits like a charm. The positive ease, short row shaped longer back, simple diamond panel front, subtle eyelets on the neck and sleeve, every detail was simply lovely to knit and… Continue reading Nothing to say..
I have been wanting to knit socks for quite sometime. I have heard very curious things about sock knitting. Like, there are people who knit only socks. For years. Seriously!? Is there enough fodder in sock knitting to keep you interested for years? The ravings about heel-turning part are incredible. You hear them all the… Continue reading Curiouser and Curiouser
After I had made this one doily, I couldn’t bring myself to make more. I really am not much of a doily maker. Don’t get me wrong. I can admire the doilies and their makers but somehow it is not on the top of my to-do list always. Until I had this idea. A wild one.… Continue reading Grande Pineapple
I am sure every knitter has some kind of … knitting habit. Like “I only knit socks”, “I am a sweater knitter”, “I like to knit shawls” etc. I have my baggage of knitting habits, of course. I have been knitting things only using WW, DK or Sport weight yarns. I am scared of “fit”… Continue reading Knitting Habits
I have been making more cowls than other things lately. I think it is really convenient as a gifting option : it doesn’t take as long as the scarf to make and the sizing is extremely adaptable. This is my latest one. I sent this cowl as one of the gifts to my 4th grader’s… Continue reading Yet Another Cowl
I fell for a simple, quick yet effective pattern again. 😀 I do like complicated and challenging projects but I love the nearly meditative state a mindless crafting project can provide you. This pattern is also special because the person behind this clever design is a friend (not online, real), mentor, constant source of crafting… Continue reading Simple Reversible Scarf