My OAL 2018 Finished Outfit

July 31, 2018By Andi

Today’s the last day of the Outfit Along, and I am delighted to say that I finished on time! As I mentioned before, I was concerned about finishing my Lander shorts because I moved this month, but yesterday I carved out some sewing time and got them done! I made a few relatively minor modifications … Read More

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

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

The OAL Begins + Waters Resources

June 1, 2018By Andi

The Outfit Along starts today! Cast on your knitting projects and start cutting out your fabric. I’m casting on my Waters today using the long-tail cast-on method. If you’re knitting Waters, here’s a list of previous blog posts that you might find helpful. Alternative Stripes for Waters 6 Things to Know About Knitting With Linen … Read More

My OAL 2018 Supplies

May 24, 2018By Andi

Every year I say that I’m going to pick out my fabric and then pick out my yarn for my Outfit Along projects. Seattle has a limited number of good fabrics stores but tons of amazing yarn stores with diverse selections. It’s just so much easier to find yarn to match a fabric than it … Read More