My current work in progress:

Freshet, by Irina Anikeeva for Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 13, knit from Rowan Softyak DK in the Steppe colorway, using 3.75mm and 4mm needles.

Kenmare, Completed

Well this was a fast and fun knit! Martin Storey’s Kenmare. knit from Rowan Softknit Cotton on U.S. size 6 and 7 needles. Softknit Cotton (now sadly discontinued) is the yarn called for in the pattern and I wanted to work in cotton because a worsted weight sweater in wool would definitely be too warm […]

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Next!

Next up: Kenmare, designed by Martin Storey, knit from Rowan SoftKnit Cotton, another great yarn sadly discontinued by Rowan. It appears that I will be spending the summer knitting with discontinued Rowan yarns. But I’m not bitter . . . I am using the “Aged Rose” colorway, which coincidentally is the color used to knit […]

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Hearten, Completed

I finished my Hearten project last weekend. It actually took a fair amount more yarn than the project called for — by well over 100 yards. And I made the sleeves a bit shorter than the pattern directs. I also left off the eyelet edging on the sleeve cuffs as I did not like the […]

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Hearten Progress

I now have the two side fronts of Hearten completed. The pattern has you assemble the pieces and then pick up the stitches to knit the front bands, then knit the neckband. As I sometimes like to do, I’ve changed the order in which I do things. I picked up and knit the front bands […]

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Hearten

Thank you for all the very nice comments about my Toorie Cardigan. In answer to a few questions, I have not yet worn it. Unless we have a cold day coming up in the next week or so, it will likely be put away until next Autumn/Winter. My new project: This is Hearten, a design […]

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