My current work in progress:

1. Chloe, designed by Amy Miller, knit from Rowan Amy Butler Belle Organic Aran in the "Peacock" colorway on U.S. size 6 and 8 needles.
2. Birka, designed by Saga Hein, knit from Woolfolk FÅR in colorway #6, on U.S. size 6 and 7 needles.
3. Myriad stealth projects.

First FO of the Year


Happy 2015! I spent the first two days of the new year knitting something completely frivolous, and totally fun: Meet Dotty, knit from Julie Williams’ excellent pattern: Bunny girl in a dotty dress. I’ve admired this pattern for a long time because it is just so stinking cute, and shortly before the holidays, I purchased the […]

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Hats Off!


The year is drawing to a close . . . time for one last blog post of 2014. Guess what I finally finished? Woodfords! I am very pleased with the finished product and think I’ll actually wear it. To recap, I knit this from Madelinetosh Merino Light in the “paper” colorway on a U.S. size […]

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Finally, I see a light at the end of the Woodfords tunnel! I am nearly done with the first sleeve, so I can reasonably predict that this cardi will be done before the end of 2014. I started it on November 30, so it will have taken me a month to knit. Given that it […]

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The Long Slog


It is interesting to me that I am able to knit four 100-stitch rows much more quickly than I can knit one 400-stitch row. The lower body of Woodfords consists of very long rows indeed and they are not terribly exciting. I need 12″ of knitting and I am at 4.5″ at this point. But […]

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Woodfords Progress


I am slowly making progress on my Woodfords Cardigan. I apologize for the quality of the photos that follow — the piece is not as yellow in real life, but the photos were taken at night in artificial light. Here is Woodfords spread out as much as I can with the bottom stitches mooshed up […]

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