W is for Warm, Wooly Wurm

Sometimes I knit because I'm captivated by the construction or techniques used in a pattern. Or because I feel I need to learn something new to stretch my skills a bit.  But mostly I knit because I've fallen for a yarn or I'm smitten with a pattern.  It's doubly wonderful when I'm really excited about the … Continue reading W is for Warm, Wooly Wurm

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Yarn Along

  Over the weekend I finished both the book and knitting project I shared last time.  Both were a real treat!  Before I even bound off my shawl, I started plotting my next 2 projects.  The golden-yellow yarn in the back is a swatch for a sweater; I'm on the fence about this, so should … Continue reading Yarn Along

Knitting Update

This is a little something I've been working on for our first knit-along at Stash. You can read more about the project here. I've been missing this space a bit lately.  One explanation for my absence is that I have been devoting a good part of my blogging energy toward the Stash blog, Pintrest, and … Continue reading Knitting Update

This Little Ziggy

After a recent trunk show at Stash, I was smitten with the Ziggy hat from PDXKnitterati. Lorajean of Knitted Wit had some small skeins of her polwarth silk blend wound up, and we got to pick and choose colors, which is always fun. I went with my standard color combo of purple and green, with … Continue reading This Little Ziggy

A November Miracle

Yesterday we all ventured out into the backyard during a now rare dry afternoon. I wanted to check on the orangeness of my sugar pumpkins (not much improvement) and snap some photos of PB in her new beret. Imagine our surprise and delight to discover these jewels: This is the Petite Beret from Vintage Knits … Continue reading A November Miracle

Off the Needles

I am woefully behind on sharing my most recent finished objects.  You know they aren't really finished until someone wears or takes a photo of them, right? One morning this week before opening, I did a little photo shoot inside Stash.  I can only imagine what people thought as they walked by the window and … Continue reading Off the Needles