My friend Susan Anderson released a pattern for a smooth stockinette sock which showcases self-striping yarn. I happen to have a stash of such yarn, and jumped at the chance to check out this pattern, the Smooth Operator sock. The yarn is by Canon Hand Dyes. I don’t know the colorway, but it is a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Smooth operator Socks – a Fun summer knit!
The response to the projects in “Annetarsia Knits” has been gratifying, and I shouldn’t be surprised because I love them, so why wouldn’t you? But now you want to knit your own versions, and finding yarn is proving to be a problem. Annetarsia is a place to use leftover yarn, and small amounts. A design […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
IK Knitting Lab is a unique conference. A smaller hotel and less participants create an intimate and friendly atmosphere. I taught 5 different subjects, only one of which involved intarsia (Argyle Socks, a perennial favorite), which allowed me to share other knitting passions such as Bohus Stickning, and finishing techniques. I just love knitting, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.