My current work in progress:

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

Garter Stitch Revival

I have a new book to review! Garter Stitch Revival: 20 Creative Knitting Patterns Featuring the Simplest Stitch by Interweave Editors. Back in the olden days, I was not overly fond of garter stitch but in recent years I have gained a new appreciation for it. Perhaps this is due to all the lovely garter […]

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Finally

My internet connection was out all day until just a little while ago, so this blog post is rather late. But better late than never. Here is the back of Aspen, just a few rows from shoulder shaping. I ought to be able to finish it tonight! And here is what I did today. A […]

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We Interrupt This Knitting Blog

I have done some knitting, but my progress is less than usual: I have taken a bit of a detour lately. Sewing! This little dress is made from vintage Liberty of London cotton and lace. I sewed the entire dress by hand, in two evening last week. No knitting took place. And today I made […]

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Mega Cables

My love affair with big chunky cables continues! The photos here have a golden glow because I took them last night without a flash, and the artificial light has wreaked havoc with the actual color of the piece. This is the actual color of the yarn (photo lifted from the Elsa Wool website — it’s the medium […]

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Super Bowl Knitting

The Super Bowl takes place tonight and I have what I think is the perfect Super Bowl knitting project: This is the start of Michele Wang’s Aspen — a project that the designer calls a knitted robe, but I am calling it a knitted coat. Either way, it is a riot of complex cable motifs! I […]

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