I have found, over time, that the sweaters that I wear most are lightweight, which means thin yarn, small needles and lots and lots of stitches. Fortunately, I am knitting all of the time, anyway, so lots of stitches don’t scare me. Agate Ripples is a lot of knitting, but I enjoyed working on it, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Agate Ripples is finished, and I love it!
I have finished knitting Agate Ripples. (pattern by Laura Bryant, Knitters Mag Fall 2015) Stripes are easy to knit, but it takes practice to not worry about how it is going to look when done, as you randomly select each yarn and how many rows to knit with it before changing. You also can’t bother […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The consequences of Stripes
While waiting for the launch of my newest Craftsy class, Fun with Custom Colorwork (launches TOMORROW, and enter HERE to win the new class absolutely free!), I have been continuing to work on the Agate Ripples cardigan that I am making out of stash Koigu. I chose some solid and varigated skeins from really old […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Stripey goodness
I have been working intensely on samples for a terrific new Craftsy class I just completed filming. It’s hard for me not to talk about it, but we are scheduled to launch June 6, which is right around the corner, which makes waiting easier. Even while working on the class, I have knit on my […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Personal Knitting time!
When we create something with our hands and a loved one wears it, knitters know that this is special, that it is essentially a hug from us. But those of us who make a living knitting, designing, teaching…we rarely have anyone knit for US. A friend/student made me coasters a few years ago. They are […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A hug for Mavis