Favorite Cardi So Far!

One great thing that happened during the dark night of no blogging was that I finished my Comfort Fade Cardi. And I love it! I mean, I really love it. The fit is just right–not too loose or too snug–and the cozy factor is through the roof. I’ve knit sweaters …

One stitch, one step at a time . . .

I’ve always been struck by the line in A Picture of Dorian Gray where Dorian mentions having felt a certain way earlier one morning and Lord Henry replies by saying, “Ah! this morning! You have lived since then.” In some ways it feels like I just posted here last week, …

Happiness is . . .

There’s a new baby girl in our clan, and you know what that means. Green light on all the tiny handknits! For starters, I worked up a little Abernathy Cardigan. It’s hard to tell in the photo, but it has an eyelet yoked collar that ramps up the sweetness big …

Finally, an FO!!!!!

Woohoooo!!! I finally have an FO to share. The Tecumseh sweater by Caitlin Hunter is such a great knit! There is just enough colorwork to keep things interesting; you don’t have any seams to fiddle with; and the pattern is well written and easy to follow. This sweater got my …

Lead the way!

Hello, Knitting Friends! I sure have missed you! Work kept me extra busy this past year, and then in November a cascade of bad, sad things happened in my family. They are things people face every day, but it’s taken a bit to get through it all. Life is different …

“I just knit.”

I love this article from the Hartford Courant. Sixteen-year-old Ruby Alvarez says, “When I knit I don’t think about anything. I just knit. It helps me relax. When I’m sad and feel down I knit. It just makes me feel better. I recommend it to others that are going through …

Lo scialle della dissolvenza è finito!

Okay, so sadly I don’t speak Italian. I just thought the post about my finished Find Your Fade shawl called for something special. Because it is! I LOVED knitting this pattern. On one hand, so many people have said so many things about this design that I feel like all I …

Unraveled Wednesday: Knit this Sweater, Read this Book

Woohoo for the Tecumseh sweater!! I’m knitting mine with DWJ. Check out Yards of Happiness for details and pics of Dana’s amazing progress, and join Dana’s Ravelry group for lots of great Tecumseh chat. I’m knitting with Baa Ram Ewe Dovestone DK. It’s the first time I’ve knit with this yarn, …