My current work in progress:

Moth Cardigan, designed byAmy Christoffers, knit from Rowan SoftYak DK in the Plain colorway, using U.S. size 3 and 5 needles.


I took a couple of days off after the July 4 holiday. The result? A finished Camp Loopy July project: This is Seawall, a scarf designed by Louise Zass-Bangham. I knit mine from Blue Sky Fibers Alpaca Silk. The scarf is double-sided. Here is the other side: This was a very fun knit — there are […]

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Ottar Hap

I finished my Ottar Hap at the end of last week. It was a very enjoyable knit, nothing difficult about it, so great to work on while watching television. I purchased the yarn as a kit from Kate Davies Designs. I only did 5 sets of stripes instead of 6 because I ran out of the […]

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I am pleased to report that I have reached the stripey portion of my hap shawl. As soothing as miles of plain garter stitch in a lovely soft yarn is, it is fun to have reached this point. New colors! Fun lace! The pattern is a simple “old shell” lace, so it was easy to […]

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In Between

The winner of a copy of Interweave Presents – Classic Knit Shawls: 20 Timeless Designs Featuring Lace, Cables, and More is Kathy B., who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who left a comment to be considered! Since I finished my Camp Loopy June project last weekend and I cannot start the July project until Saturday, […]

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Classic Knit Shawls

I was recently sent another lovely book for review: This is Interweave Presents – Classic Knit Shawls: 20 Timeless Designs Featuring Lace, Cables, and More published in April by Interweave. It’s a collection of 20 shawl patterns from past Interweave publications. You can view all twenty patterns on Ravelry. The book has a nice variety […]

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