I am STILL working on the Anniversary Socks from this wonderful Interweave book: The pattern has one error, so be sure to check the interweave site for corrections.Â Great pattern but it deserves cashmere yarn, and I didn’t spring for cashmere on this project. Instead I am using Karabella lace merino, which is lovely but… Read More »
This adorable pattern came from the Stitch Marker it’s the cutest little thing and so fast to knit. (well, the flowers are annoying, so I made those in reverse). I used US #8 needles and Di Ve Zenith yarn. Takes about an hour or so to knit. Great little pattern…
The heirloom blanket class starts next week at Arlington Adult Ed and I thought I would post some photos of my version of the blanket, knitted from 1200 yards of a custom color by Neighborhood Fiber Company (it pays to be friends with hand dyers) The center square is not covered in the class but… Read More »
If you aren’t subscribed yet to Ideal Bite, you can do so here. Their newsletter today led with a story on how knitting is environmentally friendly. They mentioned a few of my favorite organic yarns: NearSea Naturals Merino Wool Yarn Green Mountain Spinnery Maine Organic Yarn I would like to add another to the list:… Read More »
A friend sent this to me today and it is the coolest thing I have ever seen on a cupcake!
I will be at Knit Happens on September 15th from 3-5 p.m. offering knitting help and raising money for an amazing cause: Cost is a $10 donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and everyone who donates will receive 10% off their yarn purchase for that day! Bring your knitting questions and problems and also… Read More »
Â If you didn’t catch this recent New York Times article, its a great article on how chic knitting really is! And it features my favorite designer, Teva Durham.
Our favorite locally dyed yarns are set to arrive at Knit Happens next week and the excitement is building! This is the only local location where you can pick up Karida’s gorgeous colorways in silk and even sock weight yarn. If you have been knitting with her worsted weight yarn in Knit-a-Gogo’s classes, you might… Read More »
Stefanie Japel (Glampyre Knits) new book, Fitted Knits: 25 Designs for the Fashionable Knitter. Among the 25 beautiful designs: Its available from Amazon and your LYS.
If you haven’t heard yet, the newest issue of our favorite online knitting magazine Knitty is up and is full of great new projects, including one by Stitch DC employee Olga: There is a great feature story on making buttonholes that is a must read for all you intermediate knitters. And, be sure to enter… Read More »