My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.

People Knitting

Another fun book! This is People Knitting: A Century of Photographs by Barbara Levine. The title describes it pretty well: it is a collection of photos of people knitting from the 1860s through to the 1960s. Mostly these are regular, everyday people, with a few celebrities thrown in to the mix. Published by Princeton Architectural Press […]

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Muti

On Thursday I finished the sweet little baby dress I showed a couple of blog posts ago. Isn’t it sweet? The pattern is the Muti Dress, from Taiga Hilliard Designs. The yarn is KnitPicks Comfy Fingering in the “Flamingo” colorway. I used about 1.75 skeins. A close-up of the little bodice: And the back — it is fastened […]

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Slightly Different

Today I have a slightly different type of book to review — I guess you could call it a history book: This is Knitskrieg: A Call to Yarns!: A History of Military Knitting from the 1800s to the Present Day by Joyce Meader, published by the University of Chicago Press. On Amazon.com right now it […]

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And Now For Something New!

Loki has spoken! He has chosen Karla Wigley as the lucky recipient of my review copy of Knit a Square, Create a Cuddly Creature by Nicky Epstein. I’ve got a stack of books still left to review, so be sure to come back for more chances to win for great books! On Friday night I finished this […]

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Creature Feature

I have another book to review: This is Knit a Square, Create a Cuddly Creature by Nicky Epstein, It has patterns for 29 adorable creatures, and each one starts with a knitted square. Add some further knitted pieces and embellishments and you have some really charming toys! You can preview all these cuties on Ravelry, […]

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