My current work in progress:

Moth Cardigan, designed byAmy Christoffers, knit from Rowan SoftYak DK in the Plain colorway, using U.S. size 3 and 5 needles.


The Random Number Generator selected Monica Cortada to win a copy of Alterknit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs by Andrea Rangel. Monica has been emailed. A big thank you to Interweave for not only sending me the review copy butoffering this second copy for the giveaway! Right now I am between Camp Loopy projects. I finished […]

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Alterknit Stitch Dictionary

I have another great book for review: This is Alterknit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs by Andrea Rangel. Published by Interweave, it’s a 164-page hardcover book due out August 10. As you can deduce from the title, it contains 200 stranded colorwork motifs. They are described as being new and non-traditional. Some are geometric, […]

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I took a couple of days off after the July 4 holiday. The result? A finished Camp Loopy July project: This is Seawall, a scarf designed by Louise Zass-Bangham. I knit mine from Blue Sky Fibers Alpaca Silk. The scarf is double-sided. Here is the other side: This was a very fun knit — there are […]

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Ottar Hap

I finished my Ottar Hap at the end of last week. It was a very enjoyable knit, nothing difficult about it, so great to work on while watching television. I purchased the yarn as a kit from Kate Davies Designs. I only did 5 sets of stripes instead of 6 because I ran out of the […]

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I am pleased to report that I have reached the stripey portion of my hap shawl. As soothing as miles of plain garter stitch in a lovely soft yarn is, it is fun to have reached this point. New colors! Fun lace! The pattern is a simple “old shell” lace, so it was easy to […]

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