My current work in progress:

Seaforth designed by Alice Starmore, knit in British Breeds 5-ply Guernsey Wool on US 3 needles.


The Week in Review

I really enjoyed reading your sewing stories in the comments last week. I love that some of you have the same sewing machine as mine, or other similar era machines. They don’t make ’em like that anymore! Because I live in a two bedroom condo (a large two bedroom condo, but a two bedroom condo […]

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Sew What?

Knitting took a back seat for a couple of days last week, as I hauled this out of the closet. This is my beloved Husqvarna Prisma 990 sewing machine that I purchased on February 15, 1986. That makes him 36 years old! Look — I still have the receipt: I still have the manual, too. […]

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Trust Your Instincts

Or rather, I should trust my instincts. In early December I started knitting the Sandstone Peak cardigan that I showed in my last post. From the start, I was underwhelmed by the project. I cast it aside a week or so after starting it to knit 5 clocks and a cowl, hat, and handwarmers set. […]

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Goodbye to 2021

Happy New Year! 2021 was a weird one, and very memorable for me, for both bad and good reasons. In February my father died, and in September I did something I had no idea I was going to do at the beginning of the year: I retired. For the first time since I was 16 […]

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Oops I Knit It Again

And again . . . And again . . . The first one is knit with Shetland jumperweight leftovers from my Raga Fair Isle. The second one is knit from some KnitPicks fingering weight wool. The third one is knit from Wee County Yarns miniskeins: a total of 12 colors! The first clock shown is […]

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