Thursday, October 15, 2009


This weekend is the NY Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY. This is a really big event, with vendors, food, sheep dog trials, author signings, and more. I went last year with a woman from my knitting group, and this year we're going again with a third member. I'm not planning on doing much shopping this time ( ! ), but we'll see...

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Baktus Scarf

Hello! I'm back! I didn't knit a single stitch the whole summer, which partly explains why I abandoned this blog. But now that the cool weather is here (I've put our early-winter quilt on the bed), my needles are clicking and I have a project.
I've done some secret present knitting that I can't tell you about yet. This Baktus scarf is for me, though. I'm using some Noro Kureyon Sock yarn, as I've decided that I'm probably never going to knit a pair of socks out of it. And a good decision, that--this stuff is so thin in some places, it's like wire. And tons of knots. Who wants socks made out of knot-filled wire?
But this scarf is pretty cool. Light-weight, garter stitch, triangle. I've used 17g of the 100g ball, so I'm thinking it's going to be pretty long.
Here are the instructions.