The recent cabled hat class was a success for at least one person: This cute thing was done by the end of the second two hour session. I wish I could say the same for mine: Sad, sad effort on my part… But the alpaca yarn is gorgeous on this project. It is the Frog… Read More »
I am posting my entrelac scarf pattern for those who want to take this one on as a holiday gift project.Â I created this pattern from several other entrelac patterns but found that this particular size base triangles and blocks works best for Noro silk garden’s color changes. I highly recommend doing the smaller size… Read More »
The holiday stocking / sock class starts on December 1st through Arlington Adult Education. I stopped by Knit Happens last night to pick up supplies and start designing the stocking. I’ve already got a good bit done: Oh, and I also picked up this stuff: The Cashmerino will become my “sample bolero” for the Bolero… Read More »
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.