Tagged: sizzle pop

Pirate modeling the Sizzle Pop Shawl

In Which the Pirate Finishes a Shawl.

I finished knitting and blocked the Sizzle Pop shawl – what a difference! That’s a 12″ ruler for scale in the before-and-after photos, and wow, look how much it grew! The shawl drapes beautifully now. It’s soft and squishy and relatively lightweight for its size, and I absolutely love it. I only made one small change to the pattern, and that was to knit...

Two repeats of the Sizzle Pop shawl in progress.

In Which the Pirate Starts a New Challenge.

I like to buy souvenir sock yarn when I travel, especially if I can find something from a local dyer. This year’s yarn, which I got at Wasatch & Wool – a nifty little shop in Park City – is Salta Fingering from Yarnaceous Fibers. The colourway is “My Dinosaur Ate Your Unicorn,” and it’s beautifully dyed in shades of a mountain sunset. I...