Mithril has actually been finished for about a week, but a project this great deserves a photoshoot! Plucky Singles is a wonderful choice for this project, and it is my new favorite sweater. I can dress it up or down, and it is completely comfortable. […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Today I heard from a knitter, Jill Weber, that I met when she took my class on Bohus knitting at the 2011 IK Knitting Lab in San Mateo, California. I am a shameless enabler at these things, and really love it when students have the confidence to order a Bohus kit and make a sweater […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Jill’s beautiful Bohus sweater
I had a fantastic time at Stitches Midwest. The students were smart, curious and talented – enjoying classes and a fiber market that were packed with color, excitement, and adventure. This was my first trip to Stitches Midwest, but it definitely will not be my last…. First, I settled into the room I shared with […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Stitches Midwest!
Losing the Mithril sleeve gave me impetus to finish this long-simmering project before something else happened. The sleeve had only the cap to complete, so I was done in no time. I still have to sew the shoulders together and knit the neckline, which means blocking after that is done. But the best thing about […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Almost Finished Object (AFO)
I lost my knitting yesterday. Bill and I were doing a pick-up photoshoot for the Book, and the Jeep was piled with boxes – all of the Book projects, plus yarn, clothing, and photographic equipment. I grabbed the final sleeve for Mithril, so that I would have something to knit while he set up. I […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Chelsea’s shawl was bound off last night. I had such fun knitting it, that I kept going after the 32 rows of chevron called for in the pattern. I had plenty of yarn left, and I like a larger shawl, so I kept going for another […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Chelsea’s shawl