My current work in progress:

Freshet, by Irina Anikeeva for Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 13, knit from Rowan Softyak DK in the Steppe colorway, using 3.75mm and 4mm needles.

Coffeehouse Knits

I have a new book to review: This is Coffeehouse Knits: Knitting Patterns and Essays With Robust Flavor by Kerry Bogert, published by Interweave. The book contains 20 patterns (you can see them on Ravelry here) that are a nice mix of sweaters and accessories. My faves: This is the House Blend Cardigan by Hannah Baker, […]

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Getting There

Here’s where I was this morning on my Sundew Cardi: I’ve got the body done and one sleeve close to the armhole. I’ve set aside the sleeve for now to join the shoulders and pick up and knit the neckband. So I’ll have the neckband all nicely done when I finish the sleeves. Loki is, […]

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First things first, the winner n last week’s giveaway of Jen and Jim Arnall-Culliford’s “A Year of Techniques” is Ruth Hibberson, who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone else for leaving a comment! Onward . . . here is my current project: This is the back of Sundew, a cardigan designed by Martin Storey for […]

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Boost Your Knitting

Note: This past week my site got upgraded to the latest version of WordPress, and the text editor has a totally different interface. Fun times! So please excuse any unintended weirdness in formatting here! I have a fun announcement for you all! You may know Jen and Jim Arnall-Culliford — the creators of A Year of […]

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Alert the Media: I Knit Something

January was an inauspicious month for me, knitting-wise. I started three good-sized projects, got at least one-third of the way through each one, and abandoned each one. Real-life nonsense has been interfering with knitting on a regular basis, and that is my excuse. But look — I managed to crank out an FO before the […]

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