Knit Picks & eBay Will Bankrupt Me

Previously, every time I wanted to buy some Knit Picks yarn, I’ve always joined a spree. This time, I decided to do everything myself. Knit Picks doesn’t ship international so I had to use VPost (third party shipping service). From ordering to receipt of delivery, it took about 2 weeks. Not bad at all. However, […]

Knitty – Branching Out Completed

My first finished object in 2008! All blocked and with ends weaved in! Yay! Pattern: Branching Out Yarn: 1 x Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in Bristol Red Needles: 5.00mm Measurements: 7 inches wide, 58.5 inches long (after blocking) I did a total of 27 repeats with a few yards to spare. The pattern was simple […]

Knitty – Branching Out

I started on this pattern previously but never finished it because I didn’t think it look lacy enough. I cast on with a hank of gorgeous red Silky Wool a few days ago and have done 12 repeats so far. It’s looking a little wonky so far so I’m hoping blocking will transform it from […]

Lis Buys More Yarn

I placed 3 orders with The Yarn and Fiber Company, one in October, one in November and one last week. The order from last week has arrived but the other 2 orders are still on back order. Prior to these purchases, I’ve never bought anything on back order before so I’ve no idea how long […]

Stash Enhancement

2 days ago, I paid a visit to a local yarn distributor and sustained damage amounting to 12 balls of Olympus cotton novia. I’ve no idea what I’m going to knit or crochet with them.   Brand: Olympus Yarn: Cotton Novia Weight: 40g Yardage: 105m Fibers: 100% cotton Needle size: 5-6 (Japanese) Gauge: 22-24 stitches […]