My current work in progress:

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

60 Quick Knits for Kids

I have another new book to review: This is 60 Quick Knits for Little Kids, published by Sixth&Spring Books last month. It contains, as you might expect, 60 patterns for kids. Sized for ages 2 to 6, they include all sorts of things: sweaters, dresses, hats, mittens, scarves, blankets, etc. And they are quick knits — […]

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Works in Progress

The winner of a copy of People Knitting: A Century of Photographs by Barbara Levine is Sidney Boardman, who has been emailed. Thank you to everyone who left a comment! I have a couple of projects on the needles right now and I don’t think I’ve mentioned either of them. No time like the present! Here is […]

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People Knitting

Another fun book! This is People Knitting: A Century of Photographs by Barbara Levine. The title describes it pretty well: it is a collection of photos of people knitting from the 1860s through to the 1960s. Mostly these are regular, everyday people, with a few celebrities thrown in to the mix. Published by Princeton Architectural Press […]

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Muti

On Thursday I finished the sweet little baby dress I showed a couple of blog posts ago. Isn’t it sweet? The pattern is the Muti Dress, from Taiga Hilliard Designs. The yarn is KnitPicks Comfy Fingering in the “Flamingo” colorway. I used about 1.75 skeins. A close-up of the little bodice: And the back — it is fastened […]

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Slightly Different

Today I have a slightly different type of book to review — I guess you could call it a history book: This is Knitskrieg: A Call to Yarns!: A History of Military Knitting from the 1800s to the Present Day by Joyce Meader, published by the University of Chicago Press. On Amazon.com right now it […]

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