My current work in progress:

Margaret Tudor, by Alice Starmore, knit from Frangipani Guernsey 5-ply in the Olive colorway, using 2.75mm needles.

Turtleneck

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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Freshet

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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Newlyn Jacket

I finished knitting and putting together my Newlyn Jacket yesterday. Here it is, before shrinking. I worked short rows for the shoulders and did a three-needle bind-off on the shoulder seams. I also picked up stitches along each armhole and attached the sleeves via three-needle bind-off. I wanted to ensure that I had nice neat, […]

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