My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Rugged Knits


I have another new book to review: This is Rugged Knits: 24 Practical Projects for Everyday Living by Andrea Rangel. You can view the projects on Ravelry, here. (I note that the title says there are 24 projects, but there are actually 22 patterns in the book. Two of the patterns are for hats that […]

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Trellis Tam


The Feel Good Yarn Company released my pattern this past Thursday: This is my Trellis Tam, knit from two shades of the Feel Good Yarn Company’s SilverSpun Sock yarn. You can order a kit to make this fun hat here, and use this code to get free shipping: JuneDOTM ETA: You can purchase the pattern separately as well, […]

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Feelin’ Good


In late 2015, the Feel Good Yarn Company decreed that 2016 would be the Year of the Designer, and I was very flattered to be asked to be a Designer of the Month. Well, my month is June, and you can read a lovely blog post on the Feel Good Yarn Company blog that features […]

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New Heights in Lace Knitting


I have another lovely book to review: This is New Heights in Lace Knitting by Andrea Jurgrau, new from Interweave. It contains lots of good advice for lace knitters, along with 17 gorgeous patterns. The first chapter of the book is “Materials” — all about yarn and other stuff you need for lace knitting: yarns (of […]

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Sew and Sew


I am finishing up knitting borders for my afghan and sewing them on. To make things as simple as possible, I measured my strip of knitted border and figured out how many garter stripes I needed for one afghan square (8”), slightly stretched — for me that was 32 stripes (or 64 rows). Then as […]

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