It’s fairly obvious that I am addicted to sweater knitting. My new drug of choice is the Cocoknits Method. Julie Weisenberger is the self-described “warm body behind Cocoknits.” Throughout her years of knitting, she has come up with a thoughtful method of knitting great-fitting, seamless, top-down sweaters. I’ve just finished my third Cocoknits Method sweater… Continue reading My Cocoknits Method Obsession
I took a trip to our local shopping mecca (the Short Hills Mall) this week in hopes of becoming super-inspired for a “you can make that” blog. I wasn’t, but fall merchandise in the stores made me start thinking about transitional dressing and picking pieces that could straddle seasons with ease. Meanwhile, I just completed… Continue reading Knit It Now, Wear It Anytime
Babies abound in our circles these days! Patty and Carrie have been busy knitting up baby projects like crazy - especially baby sweaters. As a knitter, there’s something satisfying about knitting up a tiny and adorable sweater. It goes faster than a blanket. Depending on where you are in your knitting journey, you may… Continue reading Oh Baby!
We are so excited to introduce Shibui’s new yarn, Tweed Silk Cloud, to all of you this week. This new yarn is a lace-weight blend of silk and mohair just like it’s big sis, Silk Cloud. However, the silk is less ‘refined’ with a tweedy quality. While it seems to have a bit more heft… Continue reading Top 5 Things I’d Like to Do With Shibui Tweed Silk Cloud
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
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
With Mother's Day approaching, my husband is making extra overtures for me to take time for myself. My annual request is pretty simple: I'd love a block of uninterrupted hours just for knitting. Whether I'm doing selfish knitting, sample knitting or gift knitting, knitting is always something that is good for me. It's good for… Continue reading Why We Knit: Mother’s Day Edition