My current work in progress:

1. "T-Rex," designed by Rebecca Danger, knit from Blue moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock in the "Lucky" colorway on U.S. size 3 needles.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Speaking of Colorwork


This came in the mail a couple of days ago: This is Knit Nordic: 20 Contemporary Accessories Inspired by 4 Traditional Sweater Patterns by Eline Oftedal to be released this coming Tuesday, February 4. Very clever idea for a book! Marius, Voss, Setesdal, and Fana are four of the iconic traditional Norwegian knitting patterns. I’ve knit several Norwegian […]

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Mmmmmmm, Leftovers


I am happily working along on my Leftovers Cowl. There were some questions about this project in the comments so I will address some of them here. Diane asked: How do you handle the “jog” at the beginning of a new color combination? Bury it in the purl stitch? Basically, yes. The purl stitch on […]

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Now this makes me happy. That is the start of a cowl. Unlike the Britta Cowl, which starts with eleventy-billion stitches and has you knit top to bottom (or bottom to top), this cowl is knit end to end. The green stitches at the bottom of the piece are a provisional cast-on. Once I have […]

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Snowy Wednesday


It’s snowy and very cold, courtesy the Polar Vortex. A good day for knitwear! I got the day off (mostly) yesterday for our “snowstorm” but went in to the office today, bundled up in down coat and wool shawl. We don’t often get temperatures this low, but when we do, I certainly have an arsenal […]

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Back Progress


First things first, the winner of a copy of Crochet Red by Laura Zander is Vicki. Vicki has been emailed and will receive a copy of this great book from Sterling Publishing. Thanks to everyone who entered and to Sterling Publishing for offering the giveaway. Onward . . . I’ve made some progress on my Midnight Waterfall. That’s […]

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