Category Archives: The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge

FO On Monday: Cowl Edition

Finally it is done. I started this back in January though it feels to me like I’ve been knitting it forever. I did learn a few things so that means it was a worthwhile project. Read the pattern. Don’t just … Continue reading

Posted in FO, Knits, Knitting, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 27 Comments

Typically Typical

It never fails. I make great plans to sit and knit for a couple of hours and there is a mini crisis that has to be dealt with right then. Yesterday morning I got all my usual things done and … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, this place, yarn! | 8 Comments

Knitting On Friday

As you read this I should be tucked into a comfy chair in my living room diligently knitting the last rows of the cowl. The yarn arrived yesterday later in the afternoon than the mail normally arrives so I spent … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, Loopy Academy, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, this place, yarn! | 12 Comments

FO Friday: Ravellenic Games Edition

*Queue The Ravelry Anthem I am thrilled to report that I have completed my Ravellenic Games projects. The final project for Sock Hockey is the Wood Nymph socks. I am so pleased with the way these turned out. The green … Continue reading

Posted in FO, FOF, Knits, Knitting, Ravellenics2018, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 17 Comments

Long Weekend:Day 3

This is what we woke up to yesterday morning. I had hoped we were getting an early spring but Mother Nature had other plans as she often does. I didn’t get everything done on my list yesterday. I did get … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, Ravellenics2018, Socks, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, this place, yarn! | 10 Comments

Saturday Checklist

3 loads of laundry Most of the dishes Cooked two meals Watered and fertilized the plants Filled the fish tank Fed Myles, twice And knit the leg of sock number 2 It was a very good Saturday for getting things … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, Ravellenics2018, Socks, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, this place, yarn! | 6 Comments

How I Avoid Second Sock Syndrome

I used to have a rabid case of Second Sock Syndrome (aka sss). Way back when I bought my first few skeins of Regia sock yarn, the multi colored one, I knit at least 5 single socks and never to … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, Ravellenics2018, Socks, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 27 Comments

Toe Time

I’ve gotten to the toe on the Wood Nymph Sock. This was a super fast sock to knit. I have enjoyed knitting this sock. I’m so glad today is Friday. It’s a mental thing for me. My days are pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, Quirky Knitter, Socks, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 13 Comments

FO On Thursday: Gardens Of Giverny Shawl

I finally took Tuesday morning to bind off Gardens Of Giverny. It’s a picot bind off on loads of stitches so I knew I had to set aside a good chunk of time to get it all done at once. … Continue reading

Posted in FO, Knits, Knitting, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, yarn! | 29 Comments

WIP Wednesday: Lessons, Yet Again

You would think that having spent as many years on the planet as I have I’d have the ability to stop making the same mistakes, well, maybe make them less frequently. I excitedly printed out the pattern for the Wood … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, Ravellenics2018, The Great Loopy Knitting Challenge, The Loopy Ewe, Those crazy holidays, WIPW, yarn! | 20 Comments