I'm breaking in my brand spanking new Ravelry group with a knit-along of the Wraparound mitts. I seriously love these mitts, they are fun to knit and awesome to wear, so I do hope you'll join in. See all the details and get ready to take part over here. Spoiler: prizes, a discount and news… Continue reading Knit-along-a-ding-dong
Did you have a lovely chocolatey weekend? Us too! Do you feel at least four times better after a four-day break? Me too! Was it lovely and springtimey? HERE NEITHER. In fact, it snowed. Admittedly it snowed while the sun was shining... but it snowed.I have faith, though. Spring will happen. And when it does, your… Continue reading Feeling flowery?
Don't know about you, but I'm about ready for spring to come. As a snow fan I feel we got excellent value from this winter, but its time has passed. (Even if Little Dude is still asking for snow every single day.) Spring, however, seems to be having a bit of a diva moment and after just… Continue reading On spring, chilly children, and the joy of colour
To the casual observer, knitters must sometimes seem a bit simple. Who else could be so easily amused by something so utterly predictable as watching a stitch pattern take shape, or one colour following another in a handpainted skein? It's impossible to explain the magic of seeing a stitch behave so differently in this single-ply silk rather… Continue reading My new favourite
Here I am warming up a brand new website, and I have just the thing! Two new patterns – only my second and third for-sale offerings ever; I'm still warming up on that front too – designed especially for cold-weather runners. Or other sporty types needing to warm up in the great outdoors. Or, hell,… Continue reading The warm-up zone