My current work in progress:

Beadwork, by Jade Starmore, knit from Wendy Guernsey, using 2.75mm needles.

Freshet Pullover

It’s done — finished Friday night! To recap, this is the Freshet Pullover by Irina Anikeeva from Brooklyn Tweed Wool People Voliume 13. I knit mine from Rowan Softyak DK. This was a thoroughly enjoyable knit. My only mods were to shape the shoulders with short rows and to a three-needle bind-off. I also attached […]

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I finished the front of my Freshet sweater this week, so I attached the shoulders — I did a three-needle bind-off, my favorite way to do shoulder seams — and picked up stitches and knit the turtleneck collar. The collar was around 8″ of 2 by 2 rib and took a fair amount of time […]

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Fluff and Nonsense

First of all, congratulations to Robin F. who is the winner of my review copy of The Knitter’s Activity Book by Sincerely Louise. Thanks to everyone who left a comment. Work continues on my Freshet Pullover. I finished the back last week. Here is my progress on the front: I’m loving this pattern — it is […]

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The Knitter’s Activity Book

I got a new book to review last week — this: This is The Knitter’s Activity Book by Sincerely Louise (aka Louise Walker). If you are like me, you looked at the cover and thought “how fun!” I mean, who doesn’t love a knitted lobster? While there is a statement on the cover that it […]

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Thanks so much for all the lovely comments about my Newlyn Jacket. I’m looking forward to being able to wear it in a few months when the weather gets cooler. On to the next project. This is Freshet, a design by Irina Anikeeva for Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 13. I am knitting mine from Rowan […]

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