My current work in progress:

1. Boxy, designed by Joji Locatelli, knit from Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the "Polar Sea" colorway on U.S. size 4 needles.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Sous Sous Progress


It has been a very odd week, with way more snow than we usually have here in the Washington DC area. That coupled with other breaks in the normal routine means that I got the back of Sous sous done. I have just barely begun the front. And my little helper is on the job!

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New and Old


I, of course, have something new on the needles since I completed my Chloe sweater last week. This is Sous Sous, designed by Norah Gaughan, an oversized pullover sweater designed for DK weight yarn. I am knitting mine from stash yarn — second project in a row for me using stash yarn. It’s another discontinued Rowan […]

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Noro Lace


I have here a review copy of the newly published Noro Lace: 30 Exquisite Knits. As the title suggests, the book contains 30 patterns from a variety of designers. You can see all the designs on Ravelry, here. All the designs are made with Noro yarns, of course, and there are patterns include ones for hats, […]

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Progress You Can See


I actually have progress you can see on my Chloe sweater. The collar is done! I elected to knit the collar before the sleeves. I did the three-needle bind-off for the shoulder seams and picked up the stitches around the neck. It’s a very deep collar and you increase two stitches at the center back […]

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More Cables


I have here for review a very handy booklet: This is First Time Cable Knitting by Cari Hammett. This is a 32-page booklet with nicely detailed instructions for how to knit cables. There are step-by-step instructions with nice clear photos, charts, and sample swatches. In addition to the how-to information, there are stitch patterns for […]

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