Category Archives: KAL


My dear friend, Jocelyn, dyed me some special fingering weight yarn last year.  Her Etsy Shop, Dubai Knits, is always stocked with fantastic yarns in such pretty colorways.  I’ve been saving that yarn for something special and when Cecily published her adorable … Continue reading

Posted in Cardigans, Dubai, Finished Knits, KAL, Stashbusting, Yarn | 10 Comments


It’s summer vacation, yippee!!  This is a quick drive by post to show you something that I finished last week.  I knit this beret as a part of the KAL with The Amiras and it was pure instant gratification. Deets…. … Continue reading

Posted in Finished Knits, Hats, KAL, Tops | 9 Comments

Another Along

It’s June 18 which means that summer is less than a week away, yeah! But…Ack!!!!!  This is what we’ve been seeing recently.  Forecast for the next 4 days :: GLOOMY! It’s a good thing then that today is the cast … Continue reading

Posted in Dubai, Hats, KAL | 4 Comments

In Training

Every skein of yarn in my stash bin has a story.  I can pick out the ones that were bought for a specific purpose and then I have those impulse skeins that just seem to hop on over into the … Continue reading

Posted in Cardigans, KAL, Ravelympics 2010, Shawl, Yarn | 9 Comments

The Games

Everyone probably knows about the Winter Olympics and if you’re a Raveler then you know all about the Ravelympics.  Vancouver is the host of this year’s Winter Games and me being a resident of the city (well, technically I live in … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, KAL, Rambling, Ravelympics 2010, Shawl | 8 Comments


Those pretty little leaves all in a row are done and I have myself a shawlette which I have begun to love.  This winter accessory is perfect to wrap around your neck without having to scrunch it up and is actually quite … Continue reading

Posted in Finished Knits, KAL, Scarves, Shawl | 6 Comments

Little Leaves

It’s December one!  The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is finally here and I’m so happy.  But that’s not what I’m going to talk about first….  There’s been some progress on my shawlette and I’ve reached the edging.  This … Continue reading

Posted in KAL, Scarves, Shawl | 1 Comment

Socktoberfest OH-9

A month of all things sock begins today.  Yee-haw!   Some fantastic knitters I know will be pushing the limits of sock knitting – trying to master new techniques, knit the most number of socks, finish unfinished socks or empty their … Continue reading

Posted in KAL, Socks, Socktoberfest | 6 Comments

And done!

I just kitchenered the toe, snapped a couple pictures and am blogging about my first ever finished pair of HANDKNIT SOCKS!  Can you tell that I’m really thrilled to bits about this???  Like, yeah!! Petal Shower Dublin Bay Socks Pattern: … Continue reading

Posted in KAL, Socks | 11 Comments

Zap Your Sock Phobia

The quickest way to zap sock phobia is to get together with a bunch of friendly knitters and cast on for socks -TOGETHER!!  That’s exactly what a few of us from the UAE Knitters Ravelry Group did this past Friday … Continue reading

Posted in Dubai, KAL, Socks | 5 Comments