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Y is for...

Y is for Yarn (no surprises here)

Yup.  I love the stuff, and I’m going to briefly hit on the highlights of my stash.

I’m currently knitting with Premier Yarns Serenity Sockweight Solids, and Regia 4-ply for the TARDIS socks.  245 more words


K is for...

K is for Knitting (no surprise here)

This one is more or less a catch up post WIPs and Queue.

Current Projects

I’m almost halfway through the knit on, beaded border for the Belle Greene shawl.  540 more words


Island Fellow Intensive

There are a few things every fellow learns. Our orientation into this program was filled with trainings on a variety of tools and lessons that have proved useful, especially coming from former and second-year fellows. 686 more words


And suddenly there I was...

…on island number three. Over four weeks after boarding the M/V Henry Lee in Bass Harbor, Maine on a gloomy, sinus-headache-pounding Sunday afternoon and crossing the 6 miles of dark green water to an iced-over harbor, I was last in line for the 6:45 am ferry “off the rock”–as they say–and most of the ice had moved out with the tide. 1,240 more words


Another Pair of Alida Mitts

I re-knit the Alida Mitts for the trunk show at Black Sheep (coming in just a few weeks during the Rose City Yarn Crawl). One thing that I just really love about mitts is that they knit quickly and take a small amount of yarn. 83 more words

Available Patterns

Baby it's cold outside

How about some leg warmers for the baby?

They match her new hat!


New patterns and yarn from Swans Island

White Pines Hat sizes 0 to 24 months in the new sport weight ultra luxurious Swans Island merino.