My current work in progress:

1. Drachenfels, designed by Melanie Berg, knit from Madelintosh Pashmina in the Black Walnut, Seasalt, and Mineral colorways on a 4 mm (U.S. size 6) needle.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Gradients: The Obsession Continues

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It’s true — I might be just a little obsessed with gradients right now. I just finished another fast project knit from Freia Handpaints, this: This is a cowl knit in a broken rib pattern, using Freia Handpaints Ombre Worsted in the “Blue Velvet” colorway on a 5mm (U.S. 8) needle. I really, really love […]

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Easy!

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First off, the winner of a free copy of 60 Quick Luxury Knits is Carin Glick. Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway! Second, I finished my easy diagonal scarf.   I knit to use up all the yarn, saving a bit to add some fringe at the bottom. I taught a colleague how to knit last […]

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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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