My current work in progress:

Merveille Du Jour, designed by Alice Starmore, knit from Virtual Yarns Hebridean 2-ply and 3-ply, using 3.0mm, 3.5mm, and 4.0mm needles.

Plum Dandi Knits

I have a lovely book to review today. This: This is Plum Dandi Knits: Simple Designs for Luxury Yarns by Alicia Plummer and Melissa Schaschwary, published by Interweave with a release date of November 30 — tomorrow. It’s a collection of 23 lovely patterns for sweaters and accessories. Some of my favorites: Keene (by Alicia Plummer) […]

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Betty Mouat Cowl

After the long slog of knitting a cardigan, I wanted a “palate cleanser” — a quick knit for more or less immediate gratification. Last week I whipped out a cowl. This is based on Kate Davies pattern, the Betty Mouat Cowl. Instead of working two “sides” and grafting them together, I simply worked one long […]

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I am pleased to report that I have finished my Veronika Cardigan. It’s a cocoon-style cardi, so not that easy to photograph successfully, but hopefully you get the idea. Veronika is a pattern by Shannon Cook, and it’s a very well-written pattern, easy to follow. I used the same yarn as the designer: YOTH Daughter. […]

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If At First You Don’t Fricassee

Fry, fry a hen. I really do want a cocoon style sweater, so I started another one: the Veronika Cardigan designed by Shannon Cook. I’m using the suggested yarn, YOTH Daughter, because I’d not used it before and wanted to try it out. I am using the Black Truffle colorway. My progress so far: I […]

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Happy Halloween

“Nuff said.

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