My current work in progress:

1. "T-Rex," designed by Rebecca Danger, knit from Blue moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock in the "Lucky" colorway on U.S. size 3 needles.
2. Myriad stealth projects.



After my post about my new motorized base for my ball winder, there were some questions/discussion in the comments about swifts. I did a post about swifts a few years ago (wow, 7 years ago!), when I had just acquired a Beka swift. And a Beka swift was recommended in one comment. But after using […]

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Last June I purchased and reviewed on my blog the Nancy’s Knit Knacks Heavy Duty Ball Winder. That post is here. Since that it has wound many a ball of yarn, all without any issues whatsoever. Last weekend I got the motorized base for the ball winder. Within half an hour of unpacking the box […]

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Now Available


The pattern for the Nordic Cowl is now available for purchase online in my Ravelry store, here. The price for the pattern is$3.00 through March 15, 2014, after which it will go up to the regular price of $5.00. I think everything you need to know is on the pattern page — you can make […]

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Nordic Cowl Complete


We had a snowstorm on Monday, so I was able to finish my Nordic Cowl with my extra time at home. As I mentioned, I made it reversible and reversed the colors: This was knit from 2 skeins of Sun Valley Fibers 75/15/10 Merino Cashmere Silk Fingering, in the “Blueberry Crumble” and “Waterfalls” colorways. This is […]

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Nordic Cowl


First things first, congratulations to Judy Exline whose comment was chosen by the Random Number Generator to win a copy of Lovely Knitted Lace: A Geometric Approach to Gorgeous Wearables by Brooke Nico. A big thank you to the publisher for supplying a free copy and to everyone who entered the giveaway. So . . . what’s on […]

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