Deborah Cooke & Her Books
I finished my purple sweater this week. What a quick knit—even though I reknit the sleeves. The pattern is Barista, by Martin Storey, which is in the current… 355 more words
1 week, 2 days ago
When knitters unravel a piece of knitting, they say they’re “frogging” it. That’s because “rip it rip it” is the sound a frog makes.
Yes, it’s silly but it’s fun. 338 more words
2 weeks, 2 days ago
A few weeks ago, I knit a hat out of yarn from my stash. It was a great quick project which used up some bits and ends of wool, and I liked the resulting hat a lot. 279 more words
3 weeks, 2 days ago
I came upon 4 cones of chenille some time ago and the colour just never made me happy. I simply wanted to know if anything interesting could be made with this type of yarn. 155 more words
3 weeks, 4 days ago
Several weeks ago, I mentioned that I’d had to get a new set of DPN’s because I’d bent my needles. I promised to show you how that had happened. 181 more words
1 month ago
There’s a hat on the cover of Vogue Knitting this fall, the new edition, and I’ve knitted one.
First, here’s the issue of VK and the hat in question. 298 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
I’m pretty excited about this.
I told you a couple of weeks ago that I was sewing again, and showed you some of the fabric I had cut out. 606 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago