Author Archives: larkin
¿Cómo estás? Well, what a long, long, long time it has been. I have been so busy, it’s almost as if I have forgotten how to write. The quick update: I finally left a job that I should have left … Continue reading
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This knitter has not had the best ‘mojo’ lately, as the popular saying goes. Le sigh. That 10 foot circle turned into a thrice-ripped sweater, and after time thrice, it went into the corner with loud shrieks of disgust. Then … Continue reading
Dudes, can I just kvetch for a moment? I ripped out that ridiculous, 10 foot long, thing, and I got all inspired to start a sweater like this one. Boatneck, top-down, simple shaping. Easy, right? Oh god. I just should … Continue reading
Oh my gods. When I first started knitting, I read a story by the Yarn Harlot about this huge, gigantic, ENORMOUS sweater that her friend knitted. The entire time, her knitting group was like – Dude. That sweater is going … Continue reading
The Clap of which I have spoken.
Fall cleaning! I’m de-stashing once more on Ravelry, if anyone is so inclined to take a peek. Golly, it took me a solid four hours to go through my stash, re-bag things appropriately (think slightly obsessive Virgo), photograph, and catalog … Continue reading
Don’t. Or at least, don’t read the book. Ok, ok. So I wrote a review of How to Knit a Love Song over at Colorful Mess, and I hope it’s not scathing. Really, this is my hope. I’d like to … Continue reading
The women in my family use ovens in non-conventional ways. My aunt dries her hair over hers. Apparently, you can also stick your yarn in one to get it dry enough for knitting… I dyed a really hideous skein of … Continue reading