My current work in progress:

Aspen, designed by Michele Wang, knit from Elsa Wool Woolen Spun Worsted Weight Cormo

Another Doll Dress

First things first, the winner of my review copy of Garter Stitch Revival is Lisa O., who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who left a comment. I’ve got a couple more books in the queue to review, so check back for more giveaways soon. Here is today’s doll dress: I still need to sew […]

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Garter Stitch Revival

I have a new book to review! Garter Stitch Revival: 20 Creative Knitting Patterns Featuring the Simplest Stitch by Interweave Editors. Back in the olden days, I was not overly fond of garter stitch but in recent years I have gained a new appreciation for it. Perhaps this is due to all the lovely garter […]

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Finally

My internet connection was out all day until just a little while ago, so this blog post is rather late. But better late than never. Here is the back of Aspen, just a few rows from shoulder shaping. I ought to be able to finish it tonight! And here is what I did today. A […]

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We Interrupt This Knitting Blog

I have done some knitting, but my progress is less than usual: I have taken a bit of a detour lately. Sewing! This little dress is made from vintage Liberty of London cotton and lace. I sewed the entire dress by hand, in two evening last week. No knitting took place. And today I made […]

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Mega Cables

My love affair with big chunky cables continues! The photos here have a golden glow because I took them last night without a flash, and the artificial light has wreaked havoc with the actual color of the piece. This is the actual color of the yarn (photo lifted from the Elsa Wool website — it’s the medium […]

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