My current work in progress:

1. pour moi, designed by Lori Versaci, knit from Wollmeise Merino DK in the "Stella Polaris" colorway on a 3.75 mm (U.S. size 5) needle.
2. Outlander MKAL Shawl, designed by Rachel Rodin, knit from Lornas Laces Shepherd Sport in the "Beauchamps" and "Fraser" colorways on a 3.75 mm (U.S. size 5) needle.
3. Myriad stealth projects.

Another Foolproof Cowl


I finished my second Foolproof Cowl the other day. I sent it through the washer and dryer and it came out beautifully soft and perfectly blocked. This was knit from 2 skeins of Wollmeise Pure, in the Wasabi and Pfefferminz Prinz colorways, using a U.S. size 3 needle. I did the “Free Spirit” option and […]

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Happy Mothers Day


Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! I’ve been having a nice quiet day with my furry baby. Knits That Breathe Judgng from the number of comments on my last post, a lot of you are interested in a book of summer knits worked in non-wool yarns! The Rnadom Number Generator chose Pauline […]

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Knits That Breathe


A couple of weeks ago I was sent an advance copy of Knits That Breathe: 12 Breezy Projects To Keep You Cool by Julie Turjoman. While the hard copy is not due out until next month, the electronic version (which is what I received) is available now. I think this book is a great idea. The author […]

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I finished my Foolproof Cowl last week! My cowl is about 60″ in circumference. It goes around the neck doubled very nicely. This was knit from Three Irish Girls Kells Sport — one skein each of the two colorways: Mary Bailey and Illusion. I used a U.S. size 5 needle. The pattern can be found […]

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No Fooling


Here is my new work in progress: This is Foolproof, a design by Louise Zass-Bangham. It’s a garter-stitch cowl with a very clever and fun construction. From the pattern description: How about a cowl with no casting on & no binding off? It’s made in rows but ends up all in one piece. There’s no knitting […]

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