My current work in progress:

1. Boxy, designed by Joji Locatelli, knit from Handmaiden Mini Maiden in the "Polar Sea" colorway on U.S. size 4 needles.
2. Lavena, designed by Christiane Burkhard, knit from Kauni Wool 8/2 in the ""EK" and "CC" colorways on U.S. size 3 and 4 needles.
3. Myriad stealth projects.

Defarge Does Shakespeare


I’ve got another fun book to review: Defarge Does Shakespeare, edited by Heather Ordover. That link takes you to the paperback version on, but it is also available as an ebook that you can purchase via Ravelry, here. This is the latest in the “Defarge” series of knitting compilations, the third compilation on the […]

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I finished my Ropewalk sweater the other day. And today I threw it in the washer and dryer, on a delicate cycle. Ta-da! I knit this from Berroco Indigo yarn, color #6410, a stonewashed blue. After its trip through the washer and dryer it softened up considerably, and did not shrink at all. The color is […]

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One Sleeve


First things first, the winner of my review copy of  60 Quick Knit Baby Essentials is Linda Emery, who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who left a comment to be entered in the giveaway. In Ropewalk news, I have one sleeve completed, and I set it into the armhole and sewed up the side seam on […]

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It’s Quick, Baby!


I have here the latest in the “60 Quick Knit” series of books from Sixth&Spring books: This is 60 Quick Knit Baby Essentials which was just released. All of the patterns in this collection are made using Cascade’s Cherub acrylic yarn. The Cherub yarn comes in a number of different weights — from chunky down […]

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Hoppy Easter


First things first, the winner of my review copy of Wanderlust: 46 Modern Knits for Bohemia Style by Tanis Gray is Vicki K., who has been emailed. Very little work has been done on Ropewalk over the past week because I keep doing things like this: This is Flora. She has gone to live with my friend […]

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