Tag: OAL2014

  • Wrapping Up the OAL & Planning the Fall KAL

    Have you looked at all of the beautiful outfits in the OAL FO thread on Ravelry? There’s some seriously impressive work there, and the OAL exceded my expectations. A surprising number of people knit their first sweater or sewed their first dress. I was really impressed! This morning Lauren announced the winners of the OAL prizes. […]

  • Finished Outfit-Along Outfit

    Today is the last day of the Outfit-Along, which means it’s time to share pictures of your finished outfits in the OAL FO thread on Ravelry. Four lucky crafters who completed their outfits will be randomly selected to win both an Untangling Knots knitting pattern and a sewing pattern from Indie Stitches, so be sure […]

  • Simplicity 1803

    Despite a moment of panic when it appeared that I had lost my bodice, I managed to finish my dress this weekend! It’s my second dress ever, and it turned out better than my first, which was a bit of a surprise because I cut a major corner. I didn’t make a muslin, and I […]

  • My OAL Dress Bodice

    For awhile there I was wondering how embarrassing it would be to not finish an outfit for an outfit-along that I was cohosting because I kept making plans to start my dress and then life would happen and I’d have to put things off. This weekend I actually got sewing, and things went really well. […]

  • Weaving in the Ends on Myrna

    The last parts of making a sweater are always my least favorite because they’re not actual knitting. Weaving in ends and attaching buttons are not super fun in my opinion. You have my permission to grumble at your project while you do this. I always do. I use two different tools to weave in my […]