My current work in progress:

1. Claremont, designed by Laura Chau, knit from Feel Good Yarn Company SilverSpun Sock on U.S. size 6 needles.
2. Myriad stealth projects.



Welcome to October! One of my favorite months . . , it means that we are looking at the end of hot weather soon here in the DC area. Bunny Girls! Dottie and Inga welcomed October by trying on their Halloween costumes. Inga is dressed as a Dalek, while Dottie is the TARDIS. If you […]

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New Lace Knitting


I’ve got another great book to review: This is  New Lace Knitting: Designs for Wide Open Spaces by Romi Hill, (Interweave/F+W; $24.99; September 2015), a collection of 19 garments and accessories that incorporate traditional lace patterns in modern pieces. Romi starts the book with a listing of her 10 Golden Rules for lace knitting, commonsense advice that […]

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Put Some Zip In It


The winner of a copy of KNITLESS: 50 No-Knit, Stash-Busting Yarn Projects, by Laura McFadden, generously provided by the publisher, is Maggie B., who has been emailed. Thank you to everyone who left a comment to be entered in the giveaway. Yesterday I finished the cardigan/jacket that I have been working on. As I had mentioned, I […]

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As promised, I have another book to review. I am part of the blog tour for this: This is KNITLESS: 50 No-Knit, Stash-Busting Yarn Projects, by Laura McFadden, a new book from Running Press. If you have SABLE (Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy) you might find this book very useful! It’s a collection of 50 non-knit […]

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Maple Leaves


The design that I showed you a snippet of in my last blog post is this: This is my Maple Leaves Cowl, which is part of the KnitCircus Fall Collection 2015. You can check out all the designs in the lookbook on the KnitCircus website. You can purchase the pattern for this cowl on Ravelry. […]

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