My current work in progress:

1. Sous Sous, designed by Norah Gaughan, knit from Rowan Calmer in the "474 Khaki" colorway on U.S. size 6 needles.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Progress You Can See


I actually have progress you can see on my Chloe sweater. The collar is done! I elected to knit the collar before the sleeves. I did the three-needle bind-off for the shoulder seams and picked up the stitches around the neck. It’s a very deep collar and you increase two stitches at the center back […]

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More Cables


I have here for review a very handy booklet: This is First Time Cable Knitting by Cari Hammett. This is a 32-page booklet with nicely detailed instructions for how to knit cables. There are step-by-step instructions with nice clear photos, charts, and sample swatches. In addition to the how-to information, there are stitch patterns for […]

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A Break From Cables


I’m not actually taking a break from cables. I finished the front and am knitting along on the back of my Chloe sweater. See? But I was working on something else at the same time: Valentine dresses for Dottie and Inga! They were so excited when they saw them that they insisted on putting them […]

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Still With the Cables


I had mentally set myself the deadline of finishing the front of Chloe by the end of the weekend. Here is where I am with most of Sunday still to go: So I ought to be able to finish the left side front, cast on for the back, and make some good progress on the […]

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Cables Cables Cables


I, of course, have a new project on the needles: This is Chloe, designed by Amy Miller.The pattern is written for aran weight and I just happened to have a lot of Rowan Amy Butler Belle Organic Aran in stash. That’s a 50/50 wool/cotton blend aran weight yarn that has been discontinued. I have a […]

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