Archive for knitting
It’s show-and-tell time! Today: the disembodied hood.continue reading "Over the river and…"
It’s a new loom knitting pattern! This one is suitable for complete beginners, but attractive for more experienced loomers, too. A Chevron Cowl is quick to work up, too. Make one in a day or two!continue reading "Chevron Cowl"
I’ve got something new in the works for you patient loom-knitters who haven’t heard much from me in something like two years. How do you feel about chunky warm cowls?continue reading "Looming again"
I used up the first of my Rhinebeck skeins last night. And when I say “used up” I mean, I skipped the last five rows of the pattern and still had to find a few yards of a similar substitute yarn in order to bind off the last six inches. You can’t tell that I […]continue reading "Dovetail Cowl"
Colorwork can be intimidating, but you won’t find an easier way to get your feet wet in the technique than stripes and trim on a flat-knit piece!continue reading "New Pattern: Striped Yoke Cardigan"
I made a new pair of fingerless gloves for myself. The pattern is called Leydon, and the yarn is from an alpaca named Charlotte.continue reading "Charlotte Leydon"
I’ve been designing sweaters again. This time, there are stripescontinue reading "Striped Yoke Cardigan"
Ok, NOW it is finished. Pockets duly added.continue reading "Pocketed"
Time for a little sweater show-and-tell! The pattern is Sea Stones by Melissa Schaschwary.continue reading "Hudson River Stones"
I spent today wandering around the NJ Sheep and Fiber festival, snapping pictures, eating ice cream, touching yarn…continue reading "Sheep and Fiber"