Kim’s Cowl

My friend Kim gave me some hand spun yarn, a beautiful mix of natural white and grey. It was about 240 yards and 3.4 oz. . . mmm , I asked myself, “what shall I knit with this?” I settled on this fun textured stitch cowl.   A simple knit … Continue reading

Podcasting – WOW

I am gaining so much respect for all the podcasters I’ve been watching over the last few months!

Downloading episode one of my podcast Knit56, took 3 days. So the second episode I recorded in shorter bits of time. Still I’ve been downloading to my movie editor for the last 8 hours and I’m still not done.

Then it takes goodness knows how long to upload to YouTube.

A big Kudos to all those knitting podcasters I’ve been watching!

New Infinity Scarf design

I’ve finally figured out what to do with this beautiful Rovings, polwarth/silk blend yarn that I’ve had in my stash for years! I love this yarn but just couldn’t come up with a garment I thought would work that I would actually wear for this yarn. I thought about a … Continue reading

New white hat

A friend of mine asked for  a white knit hat to wear during Yoga class. . . that was a while ago and the conference is coming up soon. here are my thought: somewhat open stitches lace – like but not girly lace-like stretchy length is to top of ears … Continue reading

Love is the Law Cap

In 2013 Minnesotans voted against the ban for same-sex marriage. Then, Minnesota was the first state in which the citizens voted to give same-sex couples the right to marry. . . the campaign was called “Love is the Law” Then the US Supreme court ruled marriage is a right for … Continue reading

Saami Mittens

I’m  so excited to take class with Beth Brown-Reinsel class at the Yarn Over event sponsored by the Minnesota Knitters Guild. I’ve been a member for many many years and have loved attending class at this one day event. This year I’m taking a full day class on Saami Mittens. … Continue reading

New Twined knit Earflap cap pattern for sale on Ravelry!

I  finally got my pattern for Kathy’s Earflap Hat edited and up for sale on Ravelry! It is such a cute hat! And it includes twined knitting, which I adore! I can’t remember where I was first introduced to twined knitting but I immediately fell in love with the beautiful … Continue reading

New Mittens!

I just finished these beauties and even though we haven’t had 70 degree weather for 9 months I want it to be cold again right now so I can wear these mittens. These are knit in Harrisville Highland Light Shetland, which I found to be the perfect weight for Twined … Continue reading