My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.

New Directions in Sock Knitting

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I have in my hands a review copy of this: This is New Directions In Sock Knitting: 18 Innovative Designs Knitted From Every Which Way by Ann Budd, published by Interweave and new this month. Speaking generally, there have always been two ways to knit a sock: top down or toe up. Do you think that’s […]

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Bogus Bohus

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Here’s something I’ve been working on for a little while: This is a cowl, my own design, based on the lovely patterns of Bohus knitting. I’m using all Rowan yarns, a mixture of fingering weight and laceweight yarns (held together to make a fingering weight) — the fibers are a mixture of wool, mohair, silk, […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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These are the first six squares for my Martin Story KAL afghan. Very appropriate for today! Loki sez: “Will you be my Valentine?”

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Rainbow’s End

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I finished knitting my rainbow last weekend. The pattern is Auburn Wave, and the yarn is Silky 350 from Violet Lynx Dyeworks, a silk/wool blend in a glorious rainbow gradient. I used 3 skeins (at 350 yards each) and knit from red to violet on the first skein, violet to red on the second skein, and […]

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Knitting Ephemera

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This landed in my mailbox last week: (The book, not the kitty.) This is a review copy of Knitting Ephemera: A Compendium of Articles, Useful and Otherwise, for the Edification and Amusement of the Handknitter by Carol J. Sulcoski. Published by Sixth&Spring Books, it is due out on February 17, 2016. What is “ephemra?” The dictionary definition: […]

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