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Done: A Vest

I’m excited to mark off yet another item from my not-a-new-years-resolution to-knit list:  a fair isle stranded vest!

Ok, so, yes, originally I had determined to knit myself a Fair Isle vest.   329 more words


Look Who's Coming Back

I am so excited to hear that Jared Flood  of Brooklyn Tweed will be moving back to the West Coast.


2015 Sweater Queue: Docklight

Confession: I am a yarn hoarder.

I guess, as a knitter, it’s not that much of a confession, but I recently went through my stash and found many half-finished sweaters, frogged yarn with no project, and skeins that probably have not been touched since I purchased them. 233 more words


Free jumper!

This is the first time I’ve tried to unravel a whole project and reknit it from scratch and I’m pleased to say that it has been a total success! 526 more words


New Favorites: Modified ganseys

I’m always hearing people talk about the gansey — relative of the cabled aran jumper in the classic fisherman-sweater family — and its characteristic underarm gusset. 85 more words


All cables, all the time

Now that a couple of test knitting projects have been completed, I can get back to blogging and I can get back to the pile of cabled goodness that sits in my knitting basket. 568 more words



It’s always upsetting when something gets nicked but it’s particularly horrible when it’s something you’ve made yourself. On Friday I was in the pub and another customer apparently decided that they were a bit cold and would like to warm themselves up by wearing my beloved… 292 more words