My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Feelin’ Good

Loki060516

In late 2015, the Feel Good Yarn Company decreed that 2016 would be the Year of the Designer, and I was very flattered to be asked to be a Designer of the Month. Well, my month is June, and you can read a lovely blog post on the Feel Good Yarn Company blog that features […]

Read the full article →

New Heights in Lace Knitting

Oceana060116

I have another lovely book to review: This is New Heights in Lace Knitting by Andrea Jurgrau, new from Interweave. It contains lots of good advice for lace knitters, along with 17 gorgeous patterns. The first chapter of the book is “Materials” — all about yarn and other stuff you need for lace knitting: yarns (of […]

Read the full article →

Sew and Sew

Loki052916

I am finishing up knitting borders for my afghan and sewing them on. To make things as simple as possible, I measured my strip of knitted border and figured out how many garter stripes I needed for one afghan square (8”), slightly stretched — for me that was 32 stripes (or 64 rows). Then as […]

Read the full article →

Back Among the Living

Afghan052516

You may have noticed that my blog was down for 5 or 6 days. Well, I’m back, and patting myself on the back for figuring out a way to get it back online without intervention of my completely non-responsive hosting company. It is best to draw a veil over the past few days, so that […]

Read the full article →

Modern Baby Knits

Bunny051116

I have another cute book to review: This is Modern Baby Knits: 23 Knitted Baby Garments, Blankets, Toys and More! by Tanis Gray and it features 23 patterns for clothing, toys and blankets, all using 3 or fewer skeins of yarn. Published by Interweave, it’s available now in paperback or eBook format. You can see […]

Read the full article →