knitplosion

07 will certainly go down as the year of the knits (especially sweaters, there were 8!) here at Che Ten ten.  I was never found without needles every season of the year.  I became more confident with my knitting and really tackled a few pieces that before this year I may not have thought would … Continue reading knitplosion

Bainbridge Scarf

Here's another quickie knit done while at the numerous Christmas dinners attended over the weekend.  Instead of taking those comatose naps after dinner I found a nice cozy spot on the couch and did a few rounds.  I'm loving garter rib lately - it is what my father's scarf was done in as well as … Continue reading Bainbridge Scarf

’tis better

To give... I've been working fiendishly trying to finish some smaller Christmas gifts in time to mail them out. I know  I've passed that due date to the post office but I consider Christmas to be that whole time in between the 25th right up to NYE.  So in order to keep the celebrations alive … Continue reading ’tis better

Gretel

Pattern: Gretel by YsoldaYarn: Cascade 220 heathers... 2 balls (second one used about 2 yards of it!)Needles: Size 5s and 7s circs This hat is another Christmas knit - the one that's going to my secret santa.  Of course I'm risking the fact that she may look on this here blog and see it but … Continue reading Gretel

simple beauty

Sometimes you realize that all it takes is stockinette stitch and letting the yarn do it's thing. I whipped up these mittens for a dear friend who's been waiting patiently (oh so patiently!) for me to gift a knit upon her.  She was there in the beginning and even knows the pre-knitting M very well!  … Continue reading simple beauty