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tour de france knitting

I am knitting along with the Tour this year. I always spend July in a daytime stupor from staying up so late watching the cycling. This year, I am challenging myself to finish a cardigan during the Tour. 107 more words


breckon - sewing in the sleeves

Breckon is knitted in three pieces, the body and two sleeves. I knitted the sleeves of this cardigan first, then the body. The shoulders are seamed then the front bands and neck are picked up and knitted on. 165 more words


Two Cultures

As someone who both knits and crochets, it’s been a little surprising to learn recently of the so-called ‘divide’ between those who knit and those who crochet. 601 more words


Yarn buying habits - a personal reflection

Recently, I wrote a paper (for my MBA studies) about digital marketing and the yarn industry.  While writing the paper, I looked at the range of producers in the sector, in particular new entrants.  887 more words



The view from the toilet of my rented apartment in Italy this past May. True! I somehow feel that this can only happen in Italy, but I doubt that that is true. 1,830 more words


Umaro throw

Time for a long overdue update! I’ll save the excuses and instead let you know I have a ton of things to share with you, including updates on my trip to Japan and all the fabric I brought back with me. 109 more words


The Escher Cardigan Modification Chronicles - Part 2

It’s finished!

In my last post, I chronicled my first attempts to modify the collar of the Escher Cardigan.  This lovely design, by Alexis Winslow for Brooklyn Tweed, has a very interesting and fun structure.  998 more words