My current work in progress:

Kenmare, by Martin Storey, knit from Rowan Softknit Cotton, using 4mm and 4.5mm needles.

Current WIP

Here is what I’m working on right now: This is “Toorie,” a design by Martin Storey that appears in Rowan 65. It’ worked from Rowan Felted Tweed in seven colors. It is stranded colorwork and is worked in pieces and then seamed. While that is not the optimal way to do colorwork (because doing stranded […]

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Sundew

The winner of my review copy of  Coffeehouse Knits: Knitting Patterns and Essays With Robust Flavor by Kerry Bogert is Cheri A., who has been notified via email. Thanks to everyone who left a comment! I did finish my Sundew Cardi a week ago. I even wore it to work one day last week. Preview of […]

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Coffeehouse Knits

I have a new book to review: This is Coffeehouse Knits: Knitting Patterns and Essays With Robust Flavor by Kerry Bogert, published by Interweave. The book contains 20 patterns (you can see them on Ravelry here) that are a nice mix of sweaters and accessories. My faves: This is the House Blend Cardigan by Hannah Baker, […]

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Getting There

Here’s where I was this morning on my Sundew Cardi: I’ve got the body done and one sleeve close to the armhole. I’ve set aside the sleeve for now to join the shoulders and pick up and knit the neckband. So I’ll have the neckband all nicely done when I finish the sleeves. Loki is, […]

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Sundew

First things first, the winner n last week’s giveaway of Jen and Jim Arnall-Culliford’s “A Year of Techniques” is Ruth Hibberson, who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone else for leaving a comment! Onward . . . here is my current project: This is the back of Sundew, a cardigan designed by Martin Storey for […]

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