My current work in progress:

Summit by Sloane Rosenthal, knit from Rowan SoftYak DK in shade 254 Canopy.

Picket Fences

I finished my Picket Fence Afghan this past week.

I’m so pleased with it — The Rowan SoftKnit Cotton was a dream to work with and working in squares made it go very quickly. I even didn’t mind the what seemed like miles of applied i-cord around the outer edge. Of course I had supervision.

So . . . on to something new:

This is Summit by Sloane Rosenthal. I’m knitting it from Rowan SoftYak DK in shade 254 Canopy.

That’s the front in progress — the back is plain stockinette. I’ll have to find something on Netflix really entertaining to watch to get me through the boredom of plain stockinette!


This is Week 14 of house arrest, I think. I’m starting to lose count!

A week ago, I finished this:

This is “Out and About” (the irony of the name right now has not escaped me), a wrap designed by Jennifer Weissman. I knit mine in Miss Babs “Kunlun” yarn in the “topaz” colorway.

Then I started this:

This is a block for the Picket Fence Afghan by Julia Farwell-Clay. I am making mine from Rowan SoftKnit Cotton, another fabulous yarn that is now discontinued.

I am knitting this as part of the MDK Socks and Blocks KAL. You can read all about the Socks and Blocks Knitalong here.

The block pictured above is my 8th block (out of a planned 20).

Here are the other seven!

And Loki is being as helpful as usual!

Check out the loose fur on the arm of the couch. It’s a never-ending battle.


Week Twelve of house arrest, I think? All I do it sleep, work, and knit. That’s how I finished this in under 3 weeks: This is Coofle, designed by Kate Davies, knit in her Milarrochy Tweed yarn, using U.S. size 2 and 3 needles. Here is the inside of the yoke: The yoke colors are […]

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Miles of Stockinette

Starting Week Eleven of house arrest, and there’s not much to do apart from working and knitting. Therefore . . . I have joined sleeves to body of my sweater and am embarking on the yoke.There’s still a lot of work to do on this but hopefully I’l get it finished this week. So Loki […]

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Here is the project I’ve been working for the past week: This is Kate Davies’ design, Coofle. I purchased the kit to knit this in March when the design was first released. It is knit from KDD & Co. Milarrochy Tweed. I love the rainbow look of the corrugated ribbing. I’m currently in the long […]

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