My current work in progress:

Aspen, designed by Michele Wang, knit from Elsa Wool Woolen Spun Worsted Weight Cormo

Perfection or the Lack Thereof

In my last blog post I showed a photo of my 21 Colors Slouch hat. This prompted a comment about the undesirability of having to weave in all those ends and was there a better way to knit it. The answer is well, no. If you don’t want to have to weave in ends, you don’t […]

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WIPs This Week

The winner of my review copy of60 Quick Knits for Little Kids is Gina in the SF Bay Area, who has been emailed. I total for got to mention in my last blog post the first in a series of articles I’ve written for Mason-Dixon Knitting: check it out here! I made a lot of knitting progress […]

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60 Quick Knits for Kids

I have another new book to review: This is 60 Quick Knits for Little Kids, published by Sixth&Spring Books last month. It contains, as you might expect, 60 patterns for kids. Sized for ages 2 to 6, they include all sorts of things: sweaters, dresses, hats, mittens, scarves, blankets, etc. And they are quick knits — […]

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Works in Progress

The winner of a copy of People Knitting: A Century of Photographs by Barbara Levine is Sidney Boardman, who has been emailed. Thank you to everyone who left a comment! I have a couple of projects on the needles right now and I don’t think I’ve mentioned either of them. No time like the present! Here is […]

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People Knitting

Another fun book! This is People Knitting: A Century of Photographs by Barbara Levine. The title describes it pretty well: it is a collection of photos of people knitting from the 1860s through to the 1960s. Mostly these are regular, everyday people, with a few celebrities thrown in to the mix. Published by Princeton Architectural Press […]

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