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WIP of Doom: Episode Laika

Today I’m going to tell the story of Laika, an unassuming deep purple cardigan with a lovely all-over lace pattern that I just had to knit, and which became, through a series of unfortunate assumptions and associations, a WIP of doom. 926 more words


queen bee

Cast off the final stitch on my Honey Cowl this weekend, and right now it’s my favorite project of the year. There’s not much to it – it’s an easy, mindless pattern and I didn’t even need to do any blocking or finishing beyond weaving in a couple of ends. 181 more words



During our Week of Colour we have explored 5 colour strategies and shared many more than 5 knits. We’ve had a blast playing with colour and sharing some of our findings with you! 1,055 more words


Catching Up

As someone who really identifies as a process knitter, it’s quite a rare thing for me to have multiple projects on the needles simultaneously. I think this my be my new normal, though, because I have to say I am really enjoying being able to pick the project I want to spend time with each evening. 341 more words



so… how do I add in a third colour?

I’ll admit it, I don’t find this colour strategy as easy as the ones I worked on for  … 1,357 more words


TONAL Tuesday

Because we love an ombre…

Are you a collector of ombre mini-skein sets? Do you love blue so much that your entire stash is blue? Well when it comes to creating colourwork projects, tonal combinations are often an easy win! 837 more words