Gauge Swatches for Corrie Sweater.

This sweater pattern called for 4, yes four, gauge swatches. Top left is the cable pattern in round, and top right is the cable pattern flat. Bottom left is rib pattern in round, and bottom right is rib pattern flat. Phew! That was a lot of knitting for prep work! I hit gauge on all swatches (thank goodness!) so I’m good to go on starting knitting the sweater! I get to cast on a shitload of stitches in a stretchy cast on, wish me luck! [read more]


I’m currently designing a crocheted shawl for my daughter.  Its made up of hexagons, squares, and triangles, and I’m trying to figure out what to call it. Heicseagán is hexagon in Irish Gaelic.

I’ve currently gotten all the hexagons, squares and triangles crocheted. I’m working on burying the ends, which is quite a task as there are color changes every row! Then I need to figure out how I am going to sew it together.  I’m leaning on using a crochet stitch to stitch it together. [read more]