My current work in progress:

1. Segel, designed by Lea Viktoria, knit from Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Toes in the "Draco" gradient set on a 3.5 mm (U.S. size 4) needle.
2. Myriad stealth projects.

So Much to Knit, So Little Time

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The title of this blog post sums it up. Lately that’s the way I’ve been feeling. I see so many things I want to knit but the pesky day job is really getting in the way of getting a lot of knitting done. Of course, it is the pesky day job that pays for the […]

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Asymmetrical?

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It’s August, and that means it is time for Camp Loop project #3! Here’s mine: This is Brickless, designed by Martina Behm. I am knitting mine from Mrs. Crosby Carpet Bag, a DK weight 80/20 merino/silk blend, in the “Boston Fern” colorway.  I’m using a 4 mm (U.S. size 6) needle. This wrap is rather […]

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Gradients: The Obsession Continues

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It’s true — I might be just a little obsessed with gradients right now. I just finished another fast project knit from Freia Handpaints, this: This is a cowl knit in a broken rib pattern, using Freia Handpaints Ombre Worsted in the “Blue Velvet” colorway on a 5mm (U.S. 8) needle. I really, really love […]

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Easy!

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First off, the winner of a free copy of 60 Quick Luxury Knits is Carin Glick. Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway! Second, I finished my easy diagonal scarf.   I knit to use up all the yarn, saving a bit to add some fringe at the bottom. I taught a colleague how to knit last […]

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It Never Rains But It Pours

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I have yet another book to review for you! This is the latest in the “60 Quick Knits” collection from Sixth & Spring: 60 Quick Luxury Knits. All of the patterns (60 of them) in this book are knit from Cascade Yarn’s Venezia yarn, a 70/30 merino/silk blend that comes in both worsted and sport weights. […]

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