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

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

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

Striped Socks

I finished these socks in 3 days!! I’m celebrating a friend’s birthday tonight (Friday)  and on Tuesday I thought how lovely it would be to give him a pair of hand knit socks. . . so here they are. . . on my old feet. I used Harrisville Designs Highland … Continue reading

Another head in the Treetops Cap

I knit this hat for Ellen but it is so soft and lovely that I’ll be wearing it when she isn’t! I knit this in LOFT – a 100% American wool – Grown in Wyoming, spun in New England – this wool is very fun to knit. I used size … Continue reading

Earflap hat with Twined Knitting

A while back a friend mentioned she wanted a classy, black, earflap hat to wear with her “good” coat. She showed my the ecru 1940s art deco style silk scarf that she wears with this coat. A lovely design is woven into the scarf and I decided to try to … Continue reading

Recognition at Patternfish!

Editor’s Choice! This January the editor of Patternfish newsletter became intrigued with a new technique I’m developing – a new way of putting knit and purl rows together. I’ve written three patterns using this technique and she featured them in the newsletter. Take a look! (Scroll down the newsletter a … Continue reading

Another Meghan’s Wrap, Hand knit Shawl

I just finished another Meghan’s Wrap. It is knit in Sockittome (brown) from Cherry Tree Hill and the white is a yarn is from Yarn2Dye4. The high contrast of these colors shows off the fun shapes of the blocks of color.                   … Continue reading