Cathartic Ink

putting my own spin on things

Posts Categorized / Finished Objects

Great Horned Owl

I’m on vacation but Cathartic Ink is not. Enjoy these posts, and I’ll be back with even more content after the end of my Great New England Tour of Aught Nine One of the brilliant hansigurumi patterns by Hansi Singh. I knit this back in July as a gift for Lisa, my favorite owl lover. read more



I recently got the chance to test knit for Laura Chau of Cosmicpluto Knits. I’ve been on a real shawl/shawlette kick this summer, completing 6.5 of them since May. So when she called for test knitters for her new bamboo inspired shawl I jumped on the chance, even though she needed it completed within five read more


Using my Powers for Good

It sometimes surprises people but the boarding school I was lucky enough to attend during my final two years of high school was focused on math and science. While I did not love calculus, I generally love numbers and math and puzzles and figuring out how things all fit together. When I’m knitting lace patterns read more


Knits of 2008

1. Collar and Back, 2. Christmas Gnome, 3. Just One Yo., 4. Sheldon, 5. Mittens!, 6. Herringbone Neck Warmer, 7. Mup’s Invader Hat, 8. Waffles Baby, 9. Waffles Baby, 10. Chevrons, 11. Teeny Tomte, 12. Lace Ribbon, 13. Aspen Grove Shawl, 14. Elijah, 15. Peapod No. 2, 16. Top Down Bonnet and Mittens Created with read more