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.

60 Quick Knits for Beginners

I have a book review for you: This is 60 Quick Knits for Beginners: Easy Projects for New Knitters in 220 Superwash® from Cascade Yarns® by Sixth&Spring Books. This is the latest in their Quick Knit series and it is scheduled to be published on Tuesday March 6, 2018. As the title suggests, it contains […]

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Strathendrick

After completing my last hat, I cast on for a large project: Strathendrick, an oversized sweater from Kate Davies’ West Highland Way Club, which is ongoing right now. The sweater uses hr new yarn, Milarrochy Tweed: Here is my progress so far: This is a slow knit — the yarn is a fine fingering weight and the […]

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Of Hats and Pompoms

The four winners of a copy of the Mountain Peak Hat pattern, two copies provided by me and two generously donated by the pattern designer  Sandra C, are: melodyinfl AnimalCrazy momcatb omama You four have received or will soon receive the pattern as a gift from either me or from Sandra C. Check your Ravelry inboxes. […]

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Hat Trick

I’ve knit three hats in a row: a hat trick! Here is Hat the Third: The pattern is Mountain Peak Hat, by Sandra C, and I knit mine in Dream in Color City yarn, in the Grey Tabby Colorway, on a U.S. size 6 needle. That’s my colleague Kate modeling the hat.It really looks great […]

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Hats!

It’s been hats week here. When I finished my Merveille du Jour poncho, I cast on this: This is “Alaska” by Camille Descoteaux. I knit it from the Dream in Color, Dream Club January 2018 Set, which consists of two skeins of Dream in Color Jilly with Cashmere, in the colorways Chesley and Black Plum. I […]

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