My current work in progress:

The Shift, designed by Andrea Mowry, knit from Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool, using 3.75mm.

New Year’s Eve

2017 is drawing to a close and not a moment too soon. Not the best of years, but things could always be worse, right? Loki is getting in some extra naps in preparation for staying up to ring in the new year. I finished my Corrugated Shawl on Christmas Eve. Here it is, spread out […]

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Steamed

There as a comment on my last blog post about the block-ability of the Corrugated Shawl I am knitting; Love that yarn color and it does look like a fun pattern to knit but… is it really going to block out into a straight edged piece of knitting? I know blocking can perform miracles but… […]

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Corrugated Shawl

This past week, I started a project from Mason-Dixon Knitting’s newest field guide (#5) Sequences: the Corrugated Shawl, designed by Cecelia Campochiaro. The piece is obviously not blocked. I am using the yarn called for in the pattern: Crave Caravan, which is a glorious mix of merino wool, cashmere, camel, and mulberry silk. It’s sportweight, […]

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Busy Busy Busy

The winner of a copy of Plum Dandi Knits: Simple Designs for Luxury Yarns is “Yooper in Mississippi” who has been emailed. Thank you to everyone who left a comment and to Interweave for supplying my review copy and a second copy for the giveaway. I have had an up-tick in knitting progress  this week. I finished […]

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Plum Dandi Knits

I have a lovely book to review today. This: This is Plum Dandi Knits: Simple Designs for Luxury Yarns by Alicia Plummer and Melissa Schaschwary, published by Interweave with a release date of November 30 — tomorrow. It’s a collection of 23 lovely patterns for sweaters and accessories. Some of my favorites: Keene (by Alicia Plummer) […]

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