My current work in progress:

Ottar Hap Shawl, designed by Kate Davies, knit from Buachaille in the Squall, Ptarmigan, and Islay colorways, using a U.S. size 9 (5.5mm) needle.

60 Quick Knitted Toys

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I’ve got a couple of books to review. Here is the first one: This is 60 Quick Knitted Toys: Fun, Fabulous Knits in the 220 Superwash® Collection from Cascade Yarns® by Sixth&Spring Books. As you may have surmised from the title, it contains patterns for 60 knitted toys […]

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Another Doll Dress

First things first, the winner of my review copy of Garter Stitch Revival is Lisa O., who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who left a comment. I’ve got a couple more books in the queue to review, so check back for more giveaways soon. Here is today’s doll dress: I still need to sew […]

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Garter Stitch Revival

I have a new book to review! Garter Stitch Revival: 20 Creative Knitting Patterns Featuring the Simplest Stitch by Interweave Editors. Back in the olden days, I was not overly fond of garter stitch but in recent years I have gained a new appreciation for it. Perhaps this is due to all the lovely garter […]

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Finally

My internet connection was out all day until just a little while ago, so this blog post is rather late. But better late than never. Here is the back of Aspen, just a few rows from shoulder shaping. I ought to be able to finish it tonight! And here is what I did today. A […]

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We Interrupt This Knitting Blog

I have done some knitting, but my progress is less than usual: I have taken a bit of a detour lately. Sewing! This little dress is made from vintage Liberty of London cotton and lace. I sewed the entire dress by hand, in two evening last week. No knitting took place. And today I made […]

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