Category Archives: KAL

Goloring Progress

I’ve been using Instagram, experimenting with filters and such, to document my Goloring progress: Here’s today’s progress shot, without any filters: I have a feeling I’m going to have to wear this “sample” all over the place when it’s finished. … Continue reading

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Summer KAL: Anserini Hat & Cowl

Summer is here, and so it is time to get thinking about our next exclusive knit-a-long! The illustrious Alex Tinsley, designer behind Dull Roar, is a long-time friend and so I’m very excited to have one of her designs as … Continue reading

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Spring KAL: Goloring

For our second exclusive knit-along of 2014, we’ll be working with another gradient kit to make a graceful cabled scarf called Goloring by M K Nance. If you’d like to hear more about the source of the pattern title, check … Continue reading

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Iris Electra KAL – Errata #2

And another one: Row 12: swyf, k1, k2tog, [pb, k8] 8 times, pb, k1, m1, swyf, k1. Row 4 in sections 2 & 3 should read the same. Sorry for another mistake. I’ll be correcting these for the final version … Continue reading

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KAL Preview: Iris Electra

It’s already time to talk about knitting in 2014, if you can believe that! For the first quarter knit-along, and for the first time ever, we’re using one of my own designs. What makes this pattern extra special is that … Continue reading

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Fiar Finish Photos

While I’m off to check the definition of alliteration to see if “f” and “ph” count together, you can instead peruse a couple shots of my finished Smoke Fiar. If you’re wondering how to get your own Gradient, check here … Continue reading

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Fiar Progress

I’ve dyed so many gradients in the last two days that I feel like I could do this routine in my sleep. That’s okay, I love the colors and even though some of them really fly I keep wanting to … Continue reading

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Fall Knit-along: Fiar

For our next Black Trillium Fibres knit-along, I’m excited to be featuring Fiar, an established design by one very talented Irish Girlie Knits. Fiar is a cowl pattern (two size options, I’m all about choices), and the reason we’re using … Continue reading

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Castanets is a Go

The Castanets knit-along kits went so well in pre-order that I’ve been dyeing just to keep up, which means I haven’t had time until today to decide what colors I’d like to knit for myself. My hydrangeas and newly cast … Continue reading

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Castanets Preview

Meeting Melissa Goodale of Stick Chick Knits at Vogue Knitting Live in Seattle was a hoot, and the pattern she’s created from my newest yarn, Lilt, was a total smash. Here’s a preview of the pattern: Today, pre-orders went up … Continue reading

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