My current work in progress:

Comfort Fade Cardi by Andrea Mowry, knit from Miss Babs  Kaweah in the Parchment, Old Gold, Petrified Forest, and Espresso colorways, using 3.75mm and 4mm needles.

Another Mountain Peak Giveaway!

The winners of last week’s pattern giveaway are, by Ravelry name: hummandknit sparky136 fancydear geegaw Each of these four lovely knitters has (or will shortly) receive a copy of Sandra C.’s lovely Mountain Peak Cowl pattern, 2 gifted from me, and 2 gifted from the designer herself. Thank you, Sandra C., for your generosity! Didn’t win a […]

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Strathendrick and a Giveaway

Look! I finished Strathendrick Thursday evening. Here is a less artistically lit photo: The Strathendrick pattern is part of Kate Davies West Highland Way club and is worked in her own Milarrochy Tweed yarn. It is a very oversized sweater worked on 3.25mm needles, so this was a whole heckuva lot of knitting! After completing […]

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Almost . . .

The winner of a copy of Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book is Laritza, who has been emailed. Thank you to everyone who left a comment! Meanwhile, I am coming down the homestretch on my Strathendrick. It is done apart from the bottom ribbing. Here’s a closer view of the neckband: And of the shoulder seam: […]

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Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book

I recently received a review copy of this: This is Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book by the Editors of Vogue Knitting Magazine, which came out last month. It was first published in the late 1980s, and a second edition came out in 2002. This is the latest update. The 2002 edition was pretty great, […]

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Strathendrick Progress

I’m still knitting along on Strathendrick: Because the gauge is pretty fine, it’s slow going. But I am now into the armhole steeks! Not a huge amount of knitting left on the body — 5 or 6 more inches I think. I estimate I’ll finish this sweater to coincide with the weather getting warm enough […]

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