My current work in progress:

Stornoway, designed by Alice Starmore from her book Fishermen’s Sweaters, knit in Frangipani 5-ply guernsey wool in the Aran colorway, on a 3.0mm needle.

Autumn of Fair Isle

My Autumn of Fair Isle continues . . . This is the Roscalie Cardigan from Alice Starmore’s In the Hebrides. I’m knitting mine from Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift. It on ly has five colors in total and is a very traditional-looking fair isle. I like that no two of the main peerie patterns are the same. […]

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Marina Cardi

I finished this on Thursday: This is, of course, Marina, designed by Alice Starmore and knit from a kit from VirtualYarns. Now I have packed it away, and hopefully someday I can go out of my condo again and actually wear it! I enjoyed every minute of the knitting of this and discovered a new-to-me […]

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Q & A

There were a number of questions in the comments on my last blog post. So here we go! Do you by chance have the color numbers in the Jamieson & Smith version? In the original The Scottish Collection, there colors were listed by name, not number. But there is a conversion chart on the Knitting […]

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Why nineteen? That’s the number of colors in my new project: This is the Marina Cardigan, designed by Alice Starmore, purchased as a kit from Virtual Yarns. Long-time blog readers may recall that I knit the Marina pullover years ago. How many years was it? Fifteen? At least fifteen, and knit from Jamieson & Smith […]

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Lynsey, Completed

I finished this on Friday! This is Lynsey, a pattern from Jamieson & Smith, knit from Elsawool Cormo fingering weight lambswool. Next up, a far more complex fair isle. Stay tuned!

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