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Alarming Female - FO’s

Category Archives: FO’s

FO’s of 2008 (with admitted fudging)

This time last year, with a paltry eleven FO’s for 2007, I made the following statement regarding goals for 2008– I have no knitting goals for 2008. Well, actually, I have one–a combined knitting, spinning, exercise, weight loss, health, decluttering, and everything else goal–to get a goddamn divorce already. That would be nice. Not only […]

Hemlock Satisfaction

Hemlock Ring Blanket This was a really satisfying project.  Once you get into the feather and fan pattern, every fifth row is a pattern row, and the rest is straight knitting.  So once in awhile things would change up a bit, but most of the time it’s just movie knitting.  Great for vacation, too.  I […]

Exploring Spirals

I just finished writing up the pattern for this little bag made with one skein of Koigu KPPPM. Isn’t it cute? It was inspired by the pattern Exploring Stripes from IK Winter 02/03 that I wrote about here; I wanted to find a way to make the beads spiral down the sides of the bag […]

Let this be a warning unto you*

This “lovely” vest is one of the first things I ever knit, way back in 2002, and as I was knitting I awaited the moment I could wear it with sweet anticipation. Sadly, it went horribly wrong, but I was so inexperienced I kept myself in denial until the very end. I learned a valuable […]