My current work in progress:

Sundew,by Martin Storey, knit from Rowan Softyak DK, using 3.25mm and 4mm needles.

40 Timeless Knits

I was recently sent a review copy of this: This is 40 Timeless Knits, by the Editors of Vogue Knitting and Norah Gaughan. Released by Sixth&Spring Books on September 4, 2018, it is a collection of (you guessed it) 40 patterns by Norah Gaughan that have graced the pages of Vogue Knitting magazine over the […]

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Bands

I’m coming down the home stretch on my Rose Cardi. Wait . . . did I say that a week ago? I’ve done all the ribbing — the cuffs and the bottom ribbing — and completed one of the front bands, and sewed the band to the body of the sweater. Now I have to […]

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Lots of Ribbing on the Horizon

Good news! I have finished and blocked all the body pieces of my Rose Cardi! Now, the finishing. First up was the center back seam — a three-needle bind-off worked on the right side to give a raised seam: This afternoon I’ll be seaming the fronts to the back and starting on the miles of […]

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Knitting Ganseys

Back in the 1980s the fisher gansey came on my knitting radar and I acquired all reference materials I could on the subject. By the early 1990s I had moved on to my fair isle obsession, so when Beth Brown-Reinsel’s book Knitting Ganseys came out, I did not buy it. This summer, Interweave published a […]

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New Stuff

I’m still knitting along on my Rose Cardi — I’m working on the third quadrant now. Each quadrant is pretty much the same, so I’ll spare you a photo. Instead, sone new stuff I got this week. These were all proactive purchases, not items sent to me for review. First: This is Rowan: 40 Years: […]

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