Gentle Cowl on a fall day

I love allforloveofyarn! Angela’s colors are great and the variegation doesn’t pool! This cowl was knit in Eloquence–70% Bluefaced Leicester, 20%silk, 10% cashmere. It is super soft and drapy, light yet warm! here’s how I knit it: 1 skein-100gms/430 yds fingering weight yarn. Gauge: 7sts/11rows=1″. Cowl is 23″ around/15″ long. … Continue reading

Shepherd’s Harvest is just around the corner!

I have been having fun with a new knitting pattern I’m developing. I’m not going to say that I’m the only one who has thought of it, but I haven’t seen it before. The concept is very simple: using two different colors of yarn, knit one row on a circular … Continue reading

Look what I found in my closet!

I was rooting around in my yarn boxes the other day and found this sweater that I knit TEN years ago! The poor thing needed one sleeve sewn in and the collar knit. Lucikly there was a partial skein of each of the yarns left in the box with the … Continue reading

New lace shawl

I’ve been working on this lace shawl for a while. Here is the first one I knit in linen. I used size 9 needles and it is very airy and light! I’m trying to decide if I should dye it or not. I’m thinking of maybe dying it a dark … Continue reading

Tree Hugger on Patternfish

I am so excited I can hardly stand it! I have another pattern posted on Patternfish. . .now available in downloadable .pdf format! This is my treehugger neck cuff or cowl or neck warmer, whatever you want to call it.  If you like a bit of a challenge try this … Continue reading

Patterns at Patternfish

WooHoo! You can now purchase my patterns on line at Patternfish.com. I have my Noteworthy Fingerless mitts pattern up and ready to buy. I’m adding all my available patterns as I have time to do so. Patternfish is a really cool site. It has over 4000 patterns for sale and … Continue reading

Another pair of noteworthy mitts (fingerless that is)

A lovely guitar playing friend of mine ordered a pair of my mitts. . . I’ve made quite a few pair of these and always in wool. However, my friend is allergic to wool. So I just jumped in and decided to knit them in cotton. I knit these fingerless … Continue reading

Knitting with bunny fur!

Last year while at Shepherd’s Harvest I bought some hand spun angora from  Cozy Rabbit Farm. I love this stuff! It is super soft, a dream to knit, and super warm. This scarf took 1.5 oz of this yummy angora. The scarf measure 38″ x 3 1/2″ and is so … Continue reading

Charlotte’s Tam

I’m so excited about this pattern!! I have knit two of these tams now and I must say they are quite fun and the pattern is easy to memorize. Start knitting in the round at the top and increase out to the brim. . . the top is 8 pattern … Continue reading