New Beginnings and Old Starts

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Digging through old boxes at my parents’ house, I found something I had forgotten all about: my first piece of knitting. It’s misshapen, awkward, and filled with holes, but it’s all mine. It’s a reminder of how far I’ve come and an inspiration of how far I have yet to go.

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30 Day Sweater Challenge: Week Two

The color is actually darker than this, but yay, you can finally see the stitch pattern.

The color is actually darker than this, but yay, you can finally see the stitch pattern.

I promise I will blog about more than just my sweater in the coming weeks, but I would not be lying if I said I am completely obsessed with this project. Despite not being garter or stockinette, this sweater has become my mindless knitting. I crave time with it while at work, and I have to force myself to set it down to go to bed each night.

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New Obsession: Knitting Podcasts

Normally, when I wake up in the mornings, I sit quietly in the living room and either knit or work on the day’s blog post. Sometimes there’s some scolding of the kittens, especially as they’re now waking me up at 4:45-5:00 a.m. in the morning. There is now an addition to my routine: listening to podcasts.

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J’Adore Tuesdays: Butter

I know, not really a round-up. I just watched this film and absolutely loved it. It’s called Butter. I first heard about it several months ago and waited in vain for it to come to the theaters near me. Luckily, it showed up on Netflix and then Netflix Instant! I think I’ve watched it 4 times now; it’s a great knitting companion. I just … you just have to watch the trailer.