My current work in progress:

Aspen, designed by Michele Wang, knit from Elsa Wool Woolen Spun Worsted Weight Cormo

FrankenScarf

The FrankenScarf is growing! This photo depicts halfway through Day Seven. For each day there is a deep stripe of Opal and a skinny stripe of Koigu. I am now at the point where I am obsessing over my ability to keep up and finish up each day’s yarn in a timely fashion. I do […]

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane!

It’s a Franken-Scarf! My new work in progress: a scarf I am knitting from my Opal Advent Calendar and my Koigu Advent Calendar. The Opal calendar has much larger skeins (63 meters each) and the Koigu calendar has wee 10 meter skeins. So the wide stripes are Opal, the narrow ones Koigu. I’m not worrying […]

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All Stealth Knitting Makes for a Dull Blog

And that’s what I’ve been up to lately: all stealth knitting, all the time. But that is coming to an end in a couple of days,and I am pleased to report that the second article about my creative process for my colorwork jacket is available for your reading pleasure over at Mason-Dixon Knitting. (In case […]

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Urban Knit Collection

Today, I want to talk about this book: This is Urban Knit Collection: 18 City-Inspired Knitting Patterns for the Modern Wardrobe by Kyle Kunnecke, published by Interweave. My one-word review of this book: Wow! There are 18 patterns, and as the title says, they are city-inspired: inspired by architecture, ironwork details, art deco theater details. You […]

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Perfection or the Lack Thereof

In my last blog post I showed a photo of my 21 Colors Slouch hat. This prompted a comment about the undesirability of having to weave in all those ends and was there a better way to knit it. The answer is well, no. If you don’t want to have to weave in ends, you don’t […]

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