Acer Cardigan

  I thoroughly enjoyed making the Acer Cardigan designed by Amy Christoffers. With lovely yarnover and cable motifs, it kept my interest. As I learn nifty little tricks to add polish to my knitting, I love to incorporate them into knitting sweaters. "Acer" knit [...]

December 19th, 2019|Projects, Sweaters, Techniques|

A Simple Little Shawl

If you're like me, you sometimes yearn for a very simple project to knit. Such was the case with the Antarktis shawl by Janina Kallio.   Taking a number of flights over a few weeks' time, I was glad to have this very easy [...]

November 14th, 2019|Shawls|

Shades of Fall Scarf

"Shading" Version for Fall   I recently participated in a KAL where the challenge was to use multiple colors of yarn to created a "fade" effect. I immediately thought of my pattern "Shading" from my book Reversible Scarves: Curing the Wrong Side Blues. Juniper [...]

September 15th, 2019|Book, Design Process, Scarf|

Sugar Pop

SUGAR POP I loved, loved, loved making this colorful Sugar Pop wrap from SweetGeorgia Yarns.  Designer Lisa K. Ross combined a slip stitch pattern, a yarnover pattern and a lace pattern to form jaunty diagonal stripes against a bias-knit background. The design was perfect [...]

May 18th, 2019|Shawls|