My current work in progress:

1. Boxy, designed by Joji Locatelli, knit from Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the "Polar Sea" colorway on U.S. size 4 needles.
2. Fine Sand, designed by Heidi Kirrmaier, knit from Rowan Creative Linen in the "Ochre" colorway on a U.S. size 4 needle.
3. Myriad stealth projects.

Ropewalk

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I finished my Ropewalk sweater the other day. And today I threw it in the washer and dryer, on a delicate cycle. Ta-da! I knit this from Berroco Indigo yarn, color #6410, a stonewashed blue. After its trip through the washer and dryer it softened up considerably, and did not shrink at all. The color is […]

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One Sleeve

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First things first, the winner of my review copy of  60 Quick Knit Baby Essentials is Linda Emery, who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who left a comment to be entered in the giveaway. In Ropewalk news, I have one sleeve completed, and I set it into the armhole and sewed up the side seam on […]

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It’s Quick, Baby!

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I have here the latest in the “60 Quick Knit” series of books from Sixth&Spring books: This is 60 Quick Knit Baby Essentials which was just released. All of the patterns in this collection are made using Cascade’s Cherub acrylic yarn. The Cherub yarn comes in a number of different weights — from chunky down […]

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Hoppy Easter

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First things first, the winner of my review copy of Wanderlust: 46 Modern Knits for Bohemia Style by Tanis Gray is Vicki K., who has been emailed. Very little work has been done on Ropewalk over the past week because I keep doing things like this: This is Flora. She has gone to live with my friend […]

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Wanderlust

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I have another cool book to review: This is Wanderlust: 46 Modern Knits for Bohemia Style by Tanis Gray, Interweave/F+W; $18.99 It is available now, so you can grab it in either paperback or eBook format. An interesting twist: all of the projects in this book are knit from the same yarn: Cascade Yarns Longwood, which is an […]

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