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Start of a Honey Cowl

Repairs to the collar of the Neverending Sweater continue apace. I had forgotten what a miserable task it is to tear out rows and rows of Malabrigo lace – the yarn gets quite sticky but it’s also prone to snapping if you aren’t gentle. 248 more words


Another Starting Point Wrap!

This one is in bright, cheery colors! Starting Point pattern is by Joji Locatelli. My pattern notes are here.

You can purchase this in my Etsy shop… 35 more words


Summer of Basics and What Got Done

The first item that I’m posting is a Mesa Shift, which has become one of my favorite dresses. I struggled with this one, and all patterns, really, because I have larger hips and a smaller bust. 450 more words

Kinder Cardigan

There was a big transition for our family this week as our oldest daughter started kindergarten! Lu was just thrilled to go to elementary school and start learning big girl things. 498 more words

Competition Pushes us Forward

Not just in business and innovation, but also in…you guessed it! KNITTING. Since July 15th, I’ve been participating in a community knit-along competition/fundraiser called Tour-de-Sock… 709 more words


Blocked! on blocking and unblocking the blocking block

I have a secret bag that has been getting fuller over the last year or so.  No not the stash!  It’s a bag full of finished lace shawls that have been languishing in need of being blocked.   1,163 more words


Starting Point wrap

In the interest of stashbusting, and because I saw so many beautiful examples, I knitted up a Starting Point wrap by designer Joji Locatelli.

I used some beautiful colorways of… 56 more words