OAL Progress

July 12, 2018By Andi

When it comes to my progress on my OAL projects, I feel like I’ve got a lot done but still have so much more to do! I originally intended to get my Lander shorts completed in June, before I moved to a new apartment in the same neighborhood this month, but unfortunately I had to … Read More

The Bake List No. 1

June 29, 2018By Andi

Over the last couple of years, I’ve developed a bit of a reputation for being the person that brings baked goods to things. It started when I had a roommate whose dad gave us a giant barrel of apples, and I began making apple-based fruit crumbles to bring to Sunday family dinner, and I’ve continued … Read More

My Finished Sunburst Cardigan

June 26, 2018By Andi

Remember when I was sharing a cardigan from sketch to sweater? I finished it way back in April, but I was so busy working on new things for fall that it got tossed in the button-and-block pile after I bound off, and I forgot to share it here! I’ve been working hard on having plenty … Read More

Winter and Spring Sewing

June 19, 2018By Andi

Earlier this year, I got it into my head that as a person who sews, I should know how to make pants. I rarely wear pants, but that wasn’t the point! So I picked out a pattern, Vogue 9189, and dove in. My first pair was bright orange and sadly too small. It turns out … Read More

Managing Loose Ends on Waters

June 11, 2018By Andi

The seamless construction of Waters requires a lot of breaking yarn, putting things on hold, and rejoining yarns. Throw in some stripes, and there are a lot of loose ends to wrangle in a slippery-slidey linen yarn. Unlike sticky wool, linen likes to squirm around, which means it’s surprisingly easy to lose an edge stitch … Read More