Author Archives: ameyknits

Tape and paint

Picking colors is a problem for me. I know what I like and what I don’t like, but I struggle choosing where to begin and what colors can be used together. I rely on copying existing combinations where possible. We’ve … Continue reading

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Weekend Whereabouts

One of the many things I enjoy about knitting is how portable it can be.  So many things that I knit have simple stitch patterns or areas of plain stockinette stitch so they’re easy to knit on the go.  I … Continue reading

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Good idea/bad idea

I don’t know if this will be a recurring topic.  Maybe that will depend on how the year shakes out. Good idea: yesterday I decided to learn a new-to-me cast on.  It’s the German Twisted Cast On, and I learned … Continue reading

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Yarn Along: January 2018

That was my knitting yesterday.  I was working on a Pup Tent hat (still in progress) in some, I think, Lamb’s Pride yarn.  I was reading Little Fires Everywhere.  I’ve finished the book and haven’t started anything new yet.  I took … Continue reading

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I’ve been doing the bulk of my knitting out of the house in the past several months.  It means I’ve been doing mostly mindless knitting that doesn’t require a lot of concentration.  I have a pair of socks that are … Continue reading

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Long time, yada yada

I could offer you reasons and excuses for my absence, but it basically boils down to apathy and being distracted.  I feel down the hole of Instagram and its instant microblogging and ignored wordpress.  I want to be writing more … Continue reading

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Thankfulness 2016 Day 17

I’m thankful for our cat.  Charlie joined our family when his former family moved far away.  He’s a young cat and quite lively.  He excitedly chases that troublesome red dot, he stalks the squirrels from the screen porch, and he’s … Continue reading

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