My current work in progress:

1. Ashburn, designed by Melanie Berg, knit from Woolfolk Tynd in colorways 6, 7, and 8 on a 4 mm (U.S. size 6) needle.
2. Myriad stealth projects.



Did you know that Wollmeise has a new yarn? It’s called “Blend” and it is a 70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, and 10% Nylon (Polyamide) blend. Each 150-gram skein is 546 yards of pure pleasure. Here are the skeins those labels came off: And here is the start of what I am doing with them: This pattern is “At […]

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My Strandwanderer is complete. As I’ve already said, this was one of the most enjoyable projects I’ve ever made, and a great use for a skein of variegated Wollmeise. I had 2.9 grams left over from my skein. I did 16 stripes, which I think is smaller than the designer said she did on hers, […]

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Low-Stress Knitting


Sometimes I really enjoy a high-stress knit: a complex colorwork or heavily cabled design. And sometimes a low-stress project is exactly what I need. Strandwanderer is to me the definition of a low-stress knit. It is so much fun to knit, and there is almost no counting or memorizing required. It is never boring because […]

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Here is what I am knitting with the skein of Wollmeise “Pure” I pictured in my last blog post: This is Strandwanderer, a pattern designed by Lea Viktoria, and it is, in my opinion, the best use for a skein of Wollmeise that I have ever seen. I think it is brilliant, and I don’t […]

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Pour Moi Cardigan Completed


I finished the second sleeve on Monday and put this baby together last night. I used Wollmeise DK in the Stella Polaris colorway and a U.S. size 5 needle. The pattern is pour moi, by Lori Versaci. If you are interested in knitting this lovely cardi, by the way, Lori is hosting a friendly informal […]

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