My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.

The Knitted Hat Book


Next up for review: This is The Knitted Hat Book: 20 Knitted Beanies, Tams, Cloches, and More by Interweave Editors. Published September 16, 2016 by Interweave, it is 128 pages of hats! You can view all the patterns on Ravelry, here. There are patterns for guys and girls both, and there is lace, texture, and colorwork: […]

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Happy October


Happy October, everyone! October and November are my two favorite months of the year so I am very pleased to turn the calendar page. And happily, the weather has turned a bit cooler so it is not a billion degrees with a billion percent humidity. I like my autumn to be . . . autumnal. […]

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Cowl Girls II


Thanks for your good thoughts in the comments. I am improving after last weekend’s back issue and hope to soon be walking upright instead of resembling a question mark. Check this out: This is Cowl Girls II by Cathy Carron, published this month by Sixth&Spring Books. It’s a pattern collection for . . . you […]

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The Plan


The plan for today’s blog post was that I was going to show you how I finished the body of the colorwork jacket with a photo of it steam-blocked and laid out carefully. Well, yeah, that didn’t happen. I woke up this morning with some pretty serious new back pain. (New! Improved!) Being an expert […]

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The Colorwork Tube


Yes, I’m stil working along on my colorwork “tube.” It is indeed a tube — I’m working in the round and will cut the front steek later to make a cardigan/jacket. The steek is that column of stripes in the middle: That is a facing at the bottom. It will folded up and sewn to […]

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