My current work in progress:

Plaid Cowl, my own design, knit from Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool, using 3.75mm.

Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book

I recently received a review copy of this: This is Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book by the Editors of Vogue Knitting Magazine, which came out last month. It was first published in the late 1980s, and a second edition came out in 2002. This is the latest update. The 2002 edition was pretty great, […]

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Strathendrick Progress

I’m still knitting along on Strathendrick: Because the gauge is pretty fine, it’s slow going. But I am now into the armhole steeks! Not a huge amount of knitting left on the body — 5 or 6 more inches I think. I estimate I’ll finish this sweater to coincide with the weather getting warm enough […]

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60 Quick Knits for Beginners

I have a book review for you: This is 60 Quick Knits for Beginners: Easy Projects for New Knitters in 220 Superwash® from Cascade Yarns® by Sixth&Spring Books. This is the latest in their Quick Knit series and it is scheduled to be published on Tuesday March 6, 2018. As the title suggests, it contains […]

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After completing my last hat, I cast on for a large project: Strathendrick, an oversized sweater from Kate Davies’ West Highland Way Club, which is ongoing right now. The sweater uses hr new yarn, Milarrochy Tweed: Here is my progress so far: This is a slow knit — the yarn is a fine fingering weight and the […]

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Of Hats and Pompoms

The four winners of a copy of the Mountain Peak Hat pattern, two copies provided by me and two generously donated by the pattern designer  Sandra C, are: melodyinfl AnimalCrazy momcatb omama You four have received or will soon receive the pattern as a gift from either me or from Sandra C. Check your Ravelry inboxes. […]

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