I have been wanting to knit with this yarn for ages. Thick, lofty, soft as soft can be, it's the perfect antidote to the winter knitting doldrums. It comes in a range of beautiful colors, as all Malabrigo is known to do. In a strange twist, I was drawn to a color unceremoniously called 'Natural'. … Continue reading Hush…


One of the things I was most excited over about last weekend's trip was the opportunity to meet so many amazing knitters. Sure, it's wonderful to be around so much beautiful yarn, but mostly I knew the place would be swarming with knitters, all talking about and wearing knitting. And I find that very comforting … Continue reading Inspired.

Deck the Halls

I've been crafting away for the holidays, whipping up small gifts for some very special people on my Christmas list.  Along the way, I came up with a simple beaded ornament pattern that I have decided to share with all of you. This is a simple pattern designed to highlight little bits of leftover sock … Continue reading Deck the Halls

Finished Object Report

Let me just tell you right off the bat that there will be little (if any) knitting content in this post.  Instead, I am taking some time today to write about a couple of other creative projects that have been works in progress around my house for months.  And they are finally finished! When we … Continue reading Finished Object Report

Retro Rib Hand Towel: Free Pattern

Retro Rib Hand Towel What better way to brighten up your kitchen or bathroom than with a colorful hand-knit towel?  Use your imagination to create color combinations that speak to you and get started on this fast and fun knit! PDF pattern now available: Retro Rib Hand Towel Materials Peaches & Creme 100% cotton yarn, 1 … Continue reading Retro Rib Hand Towel: Free Pattern

Owl Cowl & Neckwarmer

Introducing 2 free patterns!  And it's already on Ravelry, so queue it up! This simple stitch pattern can be worked flat or in the round to create 2 different pieces.  It uses less than one skein of Malabrigo and knits up fast. (yarn shown: Naturally Handknit Me by Nashua) Materials: Malabrigo Merino Worsted, 1 skein … Continue reading Owl Cowl & Neckwarmer