My current work in progress:

1. Segel, designed by Lea Viktoria, knit from Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Toes in the "Draco" gradient set on a 3.5 mm (U.S. size 4) needle.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

And Now . . .


My new work in progress: Drachenfels, designed by Melanie Berg. I am making mine from Madelinetosh Pashmina.   I have finished all use of Color A, the “Black Walnut,” and that’s a good thing — this is how much of it I have left! The pattern says it uses 333 yards of Color A, and […]

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At Dawn


I finished my At Dawn wrap Sunday night. I knit this from two skeins of Wollmeise Blend, in the Lavendel and Grunfink colorways on a U.S. size 4 needle. No mods to the pattern, and I have a decent amount of each color left over, enough for a pair of colorwork fingerless mitts to match, […]

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Did you know that Wollmeise has a new yarn? It’s called “Blend” and it is a 70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, and 10% Nylon (Polyamide) blend. Each 150-gram skein is 546 yards of pure pleasure. Here are the skeins those labels came off: And here is the start of what I am doing with them: This pattern is “At […]

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My Strandwanderer is complete. As I’ve already said, this was one of the most enjoyable projects I’ve ever made, and a great use for a skein of variegated Wollmeise. I had 2.9 grams left over from my skein. I did 16 stripes, which I think is smaller than the designer said she did on hers, […]

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Low-Stress Knitting


Sometimes I really enjoy a high-stress knit: a complex colorwork or heavily cabled design. And sometimes a low-stress project is exactly what I need. Strandwanderer is to me the definition of a low-stress knit. It is so much fun to knit, and there is almost no counting or memorizing required. It is never boring because […]

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