Less is More A simple, asymmetrical, sideways knit shawl just perfect for a lovely hand-dyed fingering weight yarn. We contemplated changing the moss stitch sections to garter but are so glad we didn’t. The moss stitch provides a more subtle texture which gives the fabric a beautiful sophistication and drape. As hoped, Freia’s new Refined … Continue reading New store samples: Less is More & Garter Gaiter
We have lots of customers looking for quick knits for gifts these days (quelle surprise!) so I took some time to browse through our store samples on Ravelry this afternoon and put together this little post chock full of projects you still have time to pull off before the holidays! Good luck everyone, the countdown … Continue reading You still have time to knit these gifts!
In the end, 2015 did not prove to be my most productive knitting year to date. I found myself casting things on, changing my mind, and putting things aside to hibernate more than usual. I felt a little scattered and distracted, not quite on my game – it was a crazy year on multiple fronts. That said, I was always knitting something (true knitters … Continue reading Your Knitting Year in Review
The mitten liners are growing slowly. I have been distracting myself with other projects, so it is my own fault that I still cannot line my mittens. One of my distractions was the Garter Gaiter – so squishy and cushy, I just could not resist knitting it up myself. Madelinetosh ASAP in Grasshopper and Silver … Continue reading Random on a cold Thursday