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
I volunteered to be on the planning committee for the musical at my kids’ school for next year. I have no idea why I did this. I hate committees, meetings and I’m not really into theater or musicals. Twinges of regret started to overcome me as I sat down at the first meeting. Why did… Continue reading Shrug It Off
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!