My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.



Tidying up one’s desk has its advantages. You find stuff that accidentally sunk down in the pile. Like this: This is 60 Quick Cowls: Luxurious Projects to Knit in Cloud™ and Duo™ Yarns from Cascade Yarns® from Sixth & Spring Books. That’s 60 patterns in one book, people. For cowls. You may have noticed that a […]

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Stained Glass


Here is an update on my WIP: This is, you guessed it, another cowl. I am knitting this from two colorways of Wollmeise Pure: Schwarz and Tiefer See. I started with a provisional cast-on (that’s the solid light green at the bottom) and am knitting it from the bottom up. I usually work my fingering […]

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The winner of Masterpiece Knits: The Modern Collection plus a skein of Dragonfly Fibers yarn to make the Picasso Socks is Ruth, who has been contacted. Thanks to everyone who left a comment to be entered in the drawing. I recently needed to whip out a pair of quick baby booties as a gift for a soon-to-be-born […]

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Another New Book and a Palate Cleanser


First, the winner of my review copy of Ami Ami Kittens: Seriously Cute Crochet! by Mitsuki Hoshi is Elaine, who has been emailed. Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway! Next, check out this great new book! This is Masterpiece Knits: The Modern Collection by Kate Chiocchio and Nancye McGill Bonomo. The book description, shamelessly lifted from Ravelry: The […]

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In Between


I am between insane cowl designs, and I thought something relatively quick and easy would be fun. This: This is a simple shawl of my own design, knit in a DK weight merino gradient. The yarn is Violet Lynx Dyeworks Pearl 250. You can find Violet Lynx Dyeworks on Etsy. I love her gradients! In […]

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