My current work in progress:

1. Claremont, designed by Laura Chau, knit from Feel Good Yarn Company SilverSpun Sock on U.S. size 6 needles.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting


I have another great book to review for you: This is The Art of Slip-stitch Knitting: Techniques, Stitches, Projects By Faina Goberstein and Simona Merchant-Dest, Interweave/F+W; $26.99. This book contains 40 different slip stitch patterns, so it is in part a stitch dictionary. It also has 16 lovely patterns that incorporate slip-stitch patterns: 6 garments, 2 vests, and 8 accessories. […]

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Jacket Progress


First of all, the winner of my review copy of A Dozen Beanies for Baby: Quick Knits for the Little Ones is Kathie, who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway. I have another great book to review, so come back on Wednesday for that. I’ve made some nice progress on my jacket. Here […]

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A Dozen Beanies for Baby


I have here a review copy of another great book from Annie’s Knitting: This is A Dozen Beanies for Baby: Quick Knits for the Little Ones. Here’s the back cover, which shows the other 5 hats: This little book is 32 pages long and is available either in hardcopy or as a pdf download — […]

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Labor Day Weekend


We’re in the middle of a holiday weekend here, and that means only one thing: knitting progress! On Friday I finished Alodia. It’s not particularly easy to photograph, but I m very happy with it. I used Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Worsted in the Eucalyptus colorway. At first I was unsure of how well the […]

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September Finally


Welcome, September! As you can see, Dottie and Inga are all set with their back-to-school dresses. Dottie’s dress has a Royal Stewart tartan skirt and Inga’s is Black Watch. Or some approximation of both. I made the dresses based on Julie Williams’ Seasonal Dresses patterns and the mods were made by loosely following Suzymarie’s mods […]

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