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Saturday in the Park Socks

I designed this sock pattern, which I call Saturday in the Park Socks, several years ago. When a friend gave me the fantastic gift of a skein of WollMeise “Pure” yarn in the color Vamp, I decided it was time to make a new pair. 134 more words


Sweater adventures

Greetings, knitting friends! In the time since I posted last I have been plugging away at the sweater knitting (Rhinebeck is now ERK 3 weeks away), and harbouring a small amount of anxiety over exactly how realistic or futile this plan is to finish a cabled hoodie between now and then. 435 more words


Stornoway Throw

When I first purchased the Celtic Journey pattern book, I knew I was in love with this throw. My brother-in-law recently moved into a new apartment and has always been fond of Celtic-inspired things, so I knew this would be the perfect house-warming gift for him and his girlfriend. 1,604 more words


Coral Socks

I loved these socks and they match an outfit of mine perfectly, so I was compelled to make a second pair. They’re longer than a lot of the socks I’ve made and when I’m visiting my family in Minnesota, they make great boot socks. 143 more words


The Leina Cowl

This is my first knitting pattern I ever created, it’s still one of my favorite cowls to pull out of the closet and wear.

The Leina, a reversible cowl using luxurious chunky baby Alpaca yarn uses classic ribbing and cabling techniques in a modern way to distinguish lines and play with texture and asymmetry. 274 more words


'The Jumper' continued...

After doing relatively little on the cable jumper over my holiday, I have been on a bit of a roll and have managed to complete the back (pic below). 243 more words


Work in Progress June 2016 (plus a little bit of drama)

We had a lovely holiday in Spain (although not without drama. More on that later). As predicted, I didn’t get anywhere near as much knitting done as I had planned. 913 more words