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Triangle Shawl by Sherry Cantrell

Today on my size 6, 4mm cubics circular needles is the first triangle shawl I’ve knitted in a while. I’m taking this opportunity to use up a bunch of DK weight yarn I had left over from my dad’s Christmas present. 133 more words

Latest Brioche Adventure: Champagne Bubbles Brioche Lace Scarf

Champagne Bubbles is another pattern from Nancy Marchant, this time published in Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2014 (available as a digital purchase).

I’ve looked at brioche patterns by other designers, but Nancy Marchant’s pattern format is the easiest to read.   325 more words



So exciting!! The Beyond the Sea shawl knitting pattern is now also available on the Knit Picks website! This version is knit in Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport.


The Need for Knit

When I started this blog last February my first post was a fairly detailed explanation of just why I call this blog  Knitting In the Apocalypse… 1,071 more words


The Age of Brass and Steam

As I mentioned, I’m trying to improve my knitting.

And trying to improve said skill, I opted for an item that always fascinated me for its clean, sharp look: … 453 more words


42: Offhand Lace

I cast this on and then put it down for months. I took it with me to my in-laws for husband’s birthday and remember basically getting a bit fed up with it and just deciding to cast it off. 61 more words

Finished Object

Finished: Cat-played-with-yarn-so-had-to-make-shawl

So my cat loves blue yarn. She thinks its her baby. I had this Shawl in a Ball yarn sitting on my shelf for nearly a year before she discovered it and “played” with it. 161 more words