Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Mithril!

    Posted on August 28, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

                        Mithril has actually been finished for about a week, but a project this great deserves a photoshoot! Plucky Singles is a wonderful choice for this project, and it is my new favorite sweater.  I can dress it up or down, and it is completely comfortable.  […]

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  • Jill’s beautiful Bohus sweater

    Posted on August 27, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

    Today I heard from a knitter, Jill Weber, that I met when she took my class on Bohus knitting at the 2011 IK Knitting Lab in San Mateo, California.  I am a shameless enabler at these things, and really love it when students have the confidence to order a Bohus kit and make a sweater […]

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  • Stitches Midwest!

    Posted on August 15, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

    I had a fantastic time at Stitches Midwest.  The students were smart, curious and talented – enjoying classes and a fiber market that were packed with color, excitement, and adventure.  This was my first trip to Stitches Midwest, but it definitely will not be my last…. First, I settled into the room I shared with […]

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  • Almost Finished Object (AFO)

    Posted on August 7, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

    Losing the Mithril sleeve gave me impetus to finish this long-simmering project before something else happened.  The sleeve had only the cap to complete, so I was done in no time.  I still have to sew the shoulders together and knit the neckline, which means blocking after that is done.  But the best thing about […]

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  • Lost knitting

    Posted on August 5, 2013 by annetarsia in Uncategorized.

    I lost my knitting yesterday.  Bill and I were doing a pick-up photoshoot for the Book, and the Jeep was piled with boxes – all of the Book projects, plus yarn, clothing, and photographic equipment.  I grabbed the final sleeve for Mithril, so that I would have something to knit while he set up.  I […]

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  • Chelsea’s shawl

    Posted on August 4, 2013 by annetarsia in Blog.

                      Chelsea’s shawl was bound off last night.  I had such fun knitting it, that I kept going after the 32 rows of chevron called for in the pattern.  I had plenty of yarn left, and I like a larger shawl, so I kept going for another […]

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