My current work in progress:

1. Strandwanderer, designed by Lea Viktoria, knit from Wollmeise Merino "Pure" in the "Zenzi" colorway on a 3.25 mm (U.S. size 3) needle.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

It Never Rains But It Pours

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I have yet another book to review for you! This is the latest in the “60 Quick Knits” collection from Sixth & Spring: 60 Quick Luxury Knits. All of the patterns (60 of them) in this book are knit from Cascade Yarn’s Venezia yarn, a 70/30 merino/silk blend that comes in both worsted and sport weights. […]

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Hip To Be Square

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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about squares. I’ve amassed an embarrassingly large amount of single skeins of a couple of different yarns for the express purpose of knitting squares, to be put together into a blanket, most likely. So it was sort of serendipitous that I received this eBook the other day: This is A […]

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Big Foot Knits

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I have in my possession a review copy of the e-book Big Foot Knits by Andi Smith. It is available in both e-book and hard copy — the link up there is to the book on Ravelry. You can also order either version from the publisher, Cooperative Press. The book contains twelve sock patterns for […]

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Endless Rainbow

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I finished my Endless Rainbow this past week: Knit from Shalimar Breathless in the Concord Grape and Fairy Dust colorways, I used a U.S. size 3 needle and knit 37 repeats. I took it to work to lay it out on the floor without kitty intervention: It’s nice and big and is going to be […]

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A Huge FO

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I have a huge FO to share with you today: Okay, maybe it’s not that big . . . A wee mouse, knit for one of Loki’s online pals. I used some Socks That Rock Lightweight in the Lucky colorway that was leftover from the T-Rex I knit a couple of months ago. It took […]

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