New Oven and Homeworld 3

We finally ordered a new oven/cooking-range because the old oven (bought around 2006 when we got the house) decided it no longer was able to consistently ‘oven’: It would preheat, then suddenly not be able to heat anymore once whatever was in the oven. Thus, cookies and cakes and roasts and such would… sorta cook,…

Knitting: Alfajor Hat with Shibui Knits Pebble Yarn in color “Ash”

Knitting: Alfajor Hat with Shibui Knits Pebble Yarn in color “Ash”

Finished Knitting the Alfajor hat using Shibui Knits Pebble in the color “Ash” The pattern is Alfajor by Lisa R. Myers and it’s using this Shibui Knits Pebble yarn (made with recycled silk, merino, and cashmere) in color “Ash” that has a very “soft but nubbly” texture that was given to me as a gift….

Knitting:  Alfajor Hat with Manos Del Urugay Serena Yarn in color “Sea Urchin”

Knitting: Alfajor Hat with Manos Del Urugay Serena Yarn in color “Sea Urchin”

Wet-blocking this #hat. Did the decreases and the cinch closure and the weaving-in and the wet blocking. Fears Assuaged: I was able to get the magic-looping to work out with the circular needle while shaping the crown and thus didn’t require DPNs. I had enough yarn even though I up-sized the needles to make the…

Knitting:  Three Stranded Colorwork Hat

Knitting: Three Stranded Colorwork Hat

Completed #Knitting : A three color stranded colorwork #Hat that I am probably going to make over and over again in what I am calling “Vaporwave colors” The yarn is Premier Yarns everyday soft worsted (acrylic) in colors Flame Orange, Bright Violet, and Neon Pink (part of the Deborah Norville collection, apparently)  And it’s making this…