Category Archives: Quirky Knitter

And So It Begins

I’m sure I must be one of the worst knitters as far as rule breaking is concerned. I pretty much never knit a gauge swatch unless I really think I’m going to run into trouble. I rarely read through a … Continue reading

Posted in Camp Loopy, camploopy2020, Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 20 Comments

My Own Self-Created Stress

Timing is not my strong suit. I tend to think I have way more time than I actually do. I’ll be paying the price for that over the next few months. I’m making pretty good progress on the shawl. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Camp Loopy, camploopy2020, Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 20 Comments

Killing Time

The Husband and I found ourselves in Cambridge with a couple of hours to kill so we went to the cemetery. The Mount Auburn Cemetery is a gorgeous place. Not only is the landscaping amazing but the grave stones are … Continue reading

Posted in Quirky Knitter, this place | 11 Comments

Not The Same, Really

This is a new photograph. Yes, it looks like yesterday’s but it’s a new one with about 20 additional rows. I meant to get a photo of the raised bed but I completely forgot. The Husband is excited because he … Continue reading

Posted in Camp Loopy, camploopy2020, Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, yarn! | 31 Comments

Delusional Knitter

Whenever I start a new project I think to myself that I’ll have X amount done by the end of the day. I always fall short. I think of it as the equivalent of ordering a big meal and not … Continue reading

Posted in Camp Loopy, camploopy2020, Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 17 Comments

WIP Wednesday: Camp Loopy Edition

There has been a change of plan. While I really like the Venomous Tentacula I decided I wanted to knit something else with this yarn. After an exhaustive search I decided on My Hope by Laura Linneman. First the name … Continue reading

Posted in Camp Loopy, camploopy2020, Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, The Loopy Ewe, WIPW, yarn! | 13 Comments

Blogville Knitters Challenge

Alissa posted a challenge for Blogville: Where is your favorite place to knit? I’ve knit a lot of places. Some really nice like the ocean front condo my parents rented for a few winters when H was little or the … Continue reading

Posted in Blogville, Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, this place, yarn! | 17 Comments

Well That’s Better

I went poking around on Ravelry like I tend to do when I have questions about what I’m doing. I found some very helpful suggestions, took some notes and dug out a ball of leftover yarn. I cast on 48 … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, yarn! | 13 Comments

The Fight Continues

Yes. The fight for the couch and blanket. Someone (Myles!) has been getting way to used to having us here all the time. He’s been taking over my usual knitting spot the moment I get up. He’s also been surfing … Continue reading

Posted in dog, Poodle, Quirky Knitter, this place | 15 Comments

With Mostly Full Confidence

I know this doesn’t look like much. And it surely doesn’t look like a sock. But it will be eventually, I hope. Over the weekend when I wasn’t distracting myself from the craziness that is the news and the togetherness … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, loopy grad school, Quirky Knitter, Socks, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 12 Comments