Archive for the ‘Ravelry’ Category


knittedyarns B is for Balls of Yarn, Baskets of Yarn & Bags of Yarn

When it comes to Bs and knitting, there are lots of choices. Living in a New York City apartment where space is at a premium (even with a stash-friendly husband), balls of yarn, baskets of yarn and bags of yarn rule. They are more of an organizing principle which is critical space is limited and […]

knittedyarns A is for Armholes

Inspired by my friend Mary at the Knit and Snit blog, I’m joining another Ravelry Group, the ABC-Along 2009. A is for  armholes. Havng grown up with sleeves that were never long enough, it seems that almost every sweater I knit I make the sleeves too long. In part, this is due to the fact […]

knittedyarns 2009’s Big Knitting Goal – National Knit a Sweater a Month Dodecathon

Talk about thinking big or should I say knitting big.  I joined a Ravelry group called NaKniSweMoDo (aka National Knit a Sweater a Month Dodecathon). Before you think that I’ve gone off my rocker, it’s important to realize that this group is flexible in their consideration of the word sweater. It includes any adult top so that […]

knittedyarns 2009 Knitting Resolutions…Thinking about knitting and yarn

Since I got married earlier this year, my 2008 knitting resolutions were relatively succient and wedding related. I knitted the Essential Tank Top and started the Lily of the Valley Shawl (which now languishes as a UFO). As for the Silk Ribbed Corset, I decided to frog it after several attempts (and bought a beautiful […]

knittedyarns Luna Moth Shawl

Bitten by the lace bug, I was pursuing Ravelry in search of a new project and I discovered the Luna Moth Shawl. Despite my library of knitting books including a number of lace favorites, I wanted to see what the knitting community viewed as popular.  This wonderful pattern which creates a deep shawl is available from Elann. Having […]

knittedyarns In Praise of Ravelry

I heard about Ravelry when I signed up for a Knitted Lingerie KAL last September. While I haven’t become a power user nor have I uploaded my stash and projects, I find it a great resource  as a knitter.  Ravelry has functionality to track your stash, needles and  knitting projects. Further, there is an abundance […]