Cream + Sugar Cowl

Another finished object! Pattern: Cream + Sugar Cowl by Alana Dakos, Ravelled here Yarn: Pigeonroof Studios Super Sock in Dragon Mods: didn't notice the p2togs sprinkled in the chart; design feature! This is a little something I started knitting in the car on a short road trip last fall, and promptly put away after completing … Continue reading Cream + Sugar Cowl

Cambrian Cowl

My first (and only planned) Christmas gift is finished! I decided to keep it simple this year, and wasn't planning on making anyone anything unless inspiration struck. There would be no forced sweat-factory-style knitting in my home this year! Not that I feel particularly obligated to give knitted gifts, I just have the good fortune … Continue reading Cambrian Cowl


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…

Of Silk and Wool

Here we have a birthday gift knit with some yarn I once received as birthday gift.  I call this good knitting karma! For my sister V, a simple yet lush and lacy neckwarmer: Yarn: Malabrigo Silky Merino in Archangel, less than one skein Pattern: Fern Neckwarmer by Sue Granfield (free pattern download, Ravelled here) Needles: … Continue reading Of Silk and Wool

On The Needles: An Update

A shift has occurred in my knitting this week.  I went from unsure about what to knit next to over-concerned about completing a few Christmas gifts.  This is why I didn't want to knit for anyone this year!  I will admit that it feels very nice to have my knits requested by people, it also … Continue reading On The Needles: An Update

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

Anything but Knitting…

In a strange turn of events, I find myself in the unusual position of procrastinating working on my craft fair knitting.  It's 9:30 in the morning and I have been baking, cleaning, and doing laundry.  Not knitting.  Anything but the knitting for just another hour or two, please!  So here I am, blogging.  Thing is, … Continue reading Anything but Knitting…