Category Archives: Knitting

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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BMC Progress

I had to share an up-close of things now that I’ve been through the first repeat of Katie’s Cockle shell lace pattern: The way I’ve organized the gradients, the next “shell” repeat will be green, and the one after that … Continue reading

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Wavelength Cowl

I started a cowl last weekend to get through a few skeins of my Pebble Worsted leftovers. Talk about immediate gratification, this project took way less time than a pair of socks and I’m very happy with the way the … Continue reading

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Yarnie Cakes

Today was a great day in terms of my parenting commitments, but as a knitter & a dyer it was a total bust. Being a parent-teacher is always a joy, but it is also very exhausting so when we got … Continue reading

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Thinking One Step Down The Road

There might be more than a few projects I keep intending to cast on, but the one that had me going today while I started the 4th shade of gray in my Fiar was this: I’ve had this pattern in … 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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Summer Projects

Finished knitting the dreamy Castanets: Added a few beads to the border: Castanets’ knitted-on border required a quick-knit chaser: This pattern was published and required my immediate attention: I made something up as I went along in order to use … 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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Galanthus KAL – Choices, Choices!

Galanthus kits are ready for pre-order for my Spring knitalong, if you are so inclined. I’ve chosen some high & low contrast combinations, but you are still free to peruse my Pinterest page and select two colors of your own. … Continue reading

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Second To Last Color

My second Turnagain is close to finished – only one short color repeat, then a very long one, then the three needle bind-off I substituted the first time because my patience for kitchenering more than 8 stitches at a time … Continue reading

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