Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

My Cocoknits Method Obsession

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

Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

Top 5 Things I’d Like to Do With Shibui Tweed Silk Cloud

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

Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

Why We Knit: Mother’s Day Edition

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