Vampire Squid Blanket Pattern

I’m an Oceanographer, and although I don’t study squid, I do love them very much. The vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) is one of my favorite sea creatures. Maybe it says something about me, but when I saw people making mermaid tail blankets, my first thought was "I want that, but as a weird deep sea... Continue Reading →

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Volcano Trail Cowl 2 progress (6)

More cowl progress today. I'm very nearly finished with the current section. Then there will be just one more garter section and the bottom border left to go. I don't know why but this version seems like it is going faster than my first one, even though I was doing way less purling the first... Continue Reading →

Cat Doorstop finished

This little friend was very quick and easy to make. The only reason it wasn't done sooner was that I had to wait for the marbles I ordered as ballast to arrive in the mail before I could complete the body. I miss crochet sometimes, and the speed of the projects is one of the... Continue Reading →

Cat Doorstop started

This is a project I've had in my head for a while now. We usually prop our bedroom door open to make sure that the cats don't accidentally trap themselves in with us overnight. Most of the time we just use an old slipper for this, but I have really been wanting a cute proper... Continue Reading →

DK Socks finished!

They're done! They really did fly by compared to fingering weight socks. I really love the way the colors turned out together, it is even better than I hoped for. I did have some troubles with the fit and with my tension though. As I mentioned before, I ended up decreasing by 4 stitches partway... Continue Reading →

Traditional Dishcloth

I needed a little palette cleanser so I knit up this quick dishcloth pattern. It was great to start and finish a project in one day. I like the size of it a lot (it's about half the size of a standard dishcloth), and it seems like a useful size for a washcloth. The Dishie... Continue Reading →

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