New arrivals at Wool & Grace (namely, new colors of Spud & Chloe Sweater) led me searching for project ideas for this yarn, and through the course of my search I found myself distracted by the abundance of incredibly appealing patterns from Tin Can Knits. My distraction continued and I was brought back to a… Continue reading Designer Crush: Tin Can Knits
The arrival of new colors of Spud & Chloe's Sweater took me on a trip down memory lane, thinking of some of my favorite patterns and projects for this fantastic yarn. Before I jump in with my favorite S&C Sweater project recommendations, let me just reiterate about the gorgeous new hues available. Seven new colors… Continue reading Some Favorite Projects for Spud & Chloe Sweater
A couple weeks ago I blogged about the Wool People 13 collection of patterns from Brooklyn Tweed, and wrapped that up by discussing Bract a swingy pullover work a colorwork yoke. While I’m almost ready to cast on for this project, I got it in my brain that I wanted to tweak my stranded colorwork technique. … Continue reading Fair Isle Fanatic
I’m sliding into summer feeling super relaxed. I’m shifting into low gear and looking forward to slowing down for a couple months. My kids are still young, and we’re not doing as much camp as in previous years. I’m looking forward to more time with them, flying by the seat of our pants, and… Continue reading Summer Knitting 2019
I’ve been eager to discuss Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 13 since we received preview images a month ago. Wool People is Brooklyn Tweed’s opportunity to share the designs of independent knitwear designers working with their yarn, through their channels. Over the last year or so, the Brooklyn Tweed collections seem to have had a specific… Continue reading Wool People 13 is Amazing!
Cables are my first knitting love. As an aspiring knitter I dreamed of creating cabled hats and scarves. One of my first knitting projects was a cabled baby blanket made for an expectant friend, and it was one of the first things I made that led to me being a confident knitter. Cables do… Continue reading Cable Love
Laine Magazine’s Issue 8 is here. It’s highly anticipated as usual. Customers have called ahead to reserve their copy. It’s absolutely gorgeous. (I wanted to avoid buying a copy this time, and I don’t know if that will happen!) The quality that strikes me most about this issues is that it is absolutely teeming with… Continue reading Texture Abounds in Laine 8