From time to time I like to provide things for local charities that are close to my heart. You might get requests for auction items, too, so I thought it might be fun to share what I just finished putting together – maybe you’ll get some ideas for auction items […] Continue Reading…
Congratulations to Amanda in Merrill, Oregon, for winning the drawing for Romi Hill’s fantastic book, New Lace Knitting.
I love this book and will have my copy on my shelf for years to come. The designs are lovely and the patterns are very well written. There are quite a few […] Continue Reading…
I had a great time making the Virginia City Cowl from Romi Hill’s book New Lace Knitting. (You might have seen my recent review of the book.)
After admiring Romi’s patterns for years, I finally took a class from her at one of the knitting conventions. She is well known […] Continue Reading…
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY
In the knitting world, lace offers a romantic flair. Since it’s Valentine’s Day, I’m celebrating by giving away a fantastic book – New Lace Knitting: Designs for Wide Open Spaces by Rosemary (Romi) Hill.
Fans of Romi’s shawl designs will be happy to know that the book contains several delightful […] Continue Reading…
Now that it’s like this outside…
I’m getting a lot of use out of my Page Turner Throw!
The throw, made Quince & Co.’s gorgeous Lark, is holding up really well.
I love snuggling up in this as a plan my next few projects. One that I can tell you about involves kitties….lots and […] Continue Reading…
In the past year I’ve gotten to know designer Heather Zoppetti’s work through industry trade shows. I admire her patterns and attention to detail. I was excited, then, to see her book Unexpected Cables: Feminine Knitted Garments Featuring Modern Cable Knitting.
In her new book, Heather takes the magic of cables to new levels. Cabling may […] Continue Reading…
Mistake Stitch Scarf & Headband Set
Just in time for winter, I offer you the Knit Picks version of my Mistake Stitch Scarf and Headband set. Super bulky yarn makes for warm and cozy accessories. My scarf and headband designs are quick to knit – just right for gift giving during […] Continue Reading…
When travelling, what could be a better project than a super-simple shawl with a pretty lace edging? The Simple Lines shawl, by the designer who goes by “maanel” on Ravelry, was the perfect design for a recent trip to the Northwest. The Baah LaJolla yarn was a dream to work […] Continue Reading…
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