It’s a race! Cold weather vs. finished pullover.

I love the local library! I found a gem of a book titled,”Latvian Dreams, Knitting from Weaving Patterns” by Joyce Williams. It was full of charts with geometric designs. The sweater patterns in the book were fashioned after the gansey, very little shaping, with the focus on the two color … Continue reading

Another pair of hand knit socks in the drawer!

I woke up this morning, put on my favorite pair of hand knit socks and blew out BOTH heels! Dang, I hate it when that happens. I always darn them and keep wearing them but my darning pile is starting to grow almost as big as my knitting UFO pile! … Continue reading

Twined knit neck warmers

I’m still in love with twined knitting! These cowls/neckwarmers/headbands work up so quick and take very little yarn. The black is solid, the gold is slightly variegated. The blue is a mohair blended with shiny nylon. The beige and white is knit in alpaca and silk… verrrry soft and squishy! … Continue reading

Freeform knit and crochet fans

I’ve started to destash my fancy yarns and am selling it on Ebay Check it out!! There is a total of 390 yards of 39 different colors of yarns in 10 yard increments. Yarns included are silk/mohair/cotton/wool/ribbon. Save money and get some fun yarn to play with. Right now all … Continue reading

Good deal for knitters!

hello all my knitter friends, Have i got a deal for you! I recently designed a sweater for a new web site that sells patterns and yarns, Uptown Stitches. The owner sent me a message recently with a special deal. . . . no shipping charges on orders between now … Continue reading

New yarn! Lace weight, aran weight, and Linen!

I have new yarn, nah, nah, na-nah, nah! Sorry, don’t mean to gloat but this stuff is really beautiful and a gift! A friend of mine, Lil, who owns At Loose Ends in Perham, Minnesota was in town for a three day workshop at the Textile Center and she stayed … Continue reading