One of the first projects I wrote about on this blog was my Mood Scarf. For my first attempt, I had five moods, was doing three rows a day and had planned on knitting it for a year. I was also completely clueless as to what I was doing /stepping into, so despite going strong … Continue reading Mood Scarf Update: The 1st Month
It may surprise some of you to discover that I am the least organized person ever. Yes, seriously. It's something that by no means comes naturally and any organization that does, is purely out of my desire to be as prepared as possible. It makes sense when you learn that I've lived in Earthquake … Continue reading Just in case the wheels come off…
In case the rainbow explosion I received in the mail hadn’t been enough of a sign, I picked up the skein of Yarn Enabler's Sock Monkey at the bottom of the envelope and heard it say: Make me something marvelous, darling... Make me a lovely lacy shawl. A couple of weeks back, I discovered … Continue reading FO Friday: Fairy Godmother Shawl
... We can make her better, faster, stronger... I'd heard this line before but I had to go look up the reference. Turns out I mixed together Daft Punk and lines from a show dating back to the year I was born. But yeah, you read correctly: rebuilt. After a lot of variables, re-injuries, … Continue reading We Can Rebuild Her. We Have the Technology..
August 20th marked the three month anniversary of the Mood Scarf! I'm officially a quarter of the way through this project and though I fell behind on my knitting for the firs time, I'm still really excited about the project. From the start of the project, I've enjoyed spending some time reflecting on my day, … Continue reading First Quarter Crescent: Three Months of Mood Scarf (Finally!)
When we got home from our shopping expedition last week, we were in for a shock. I can, without (much) hyperbole, say, that I bought all the yarn. You may be thinking to yourself: How did this happen, Maggs? You had a list! Yup, I had a list. A list that went from a binding … Continue reading Dawn of a New Yarn Stash
June 20th marked the first month anniversary of the Mood Scarf! I came across this project via a BuzzFeed and was immediately hooked. I traced the Mood Scarf to the amazing blog of Jem Weston, who kicked off a knit-along with said project last year. I'd thought to start the scarf on my birthday, but … Continue reading Revisiting the Rules: 1 Month of Mood Scarf