I’ve never been a summer knitter. Not in any real sense. I may pick up a project from time to time, but the oppressive Mojave Desert heat saps any real desire to work with wool. 392 more words
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I have a lace addiction. Truly. I believe most of my stash is made up of lace and fingering weight yarn. I have a sweater’s worth or two of worsted weight yarn, but if you close your eyes and take a random draw from my stash you’ll most likely pull out a 500yd skein of kettle dyed lace. 811 more words
So, I finished a project!
It’s been a while.
The pattern is Vaara, by Sachiko Burgin from the summer 2016 issue of Pom Pom Quarterly. I had a bit of trouble finding a sport weight yarn which wasn’t super woolly, so I decided to use a sock weight yarn held with some lace weight, which got the correct gauge and also created a lovely marled fabric. 153 more words
It’s not too late to join in on the Blue Sky Fibers summer knit-a-long!
How to play? Come pick out 4 colors in gorgeous organic cotton, join the… 99 more words