Fearless Knitting: My First Sweater

Introducing the 18-day Sweater: Pattern: Wicked by Rachel & Sarah of Zephyr Style (Ravelry link) Yarn: Artyarns Supermerino, color 239, 8 skeins (832 yards) for 36-39" version with 3/4 length sleeves Needles: US size 6 & 7 circulars Modifications: I knit the collar, arm cables, and pocket on size 6 needles.  The body, arms, and [...]

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Yarn Pilgrimage

Friday's trip to Mecca WEBS proved to be both inspiring and fruitful.  There is so much beautiful yarn there, it's easy to feel overwhelmed.  But thanks to a courteous staff member, I was directed to the types of yarn I was looking for, and in what felt like no time at all I was surrounded [...]

Helpful Tips from You to Me

I want to say a HUGE Thank You to everyone that reads this blog.  I always appreciate your comments and feedback; not only is it a joy to know that people are actually reading what I put out there, but I truly find your comments and experiences helpful and entertaining. So with that in mind, [...]

The Next Era in My Knitting Evolution

When I first started knitting, the thought of making clothing I could actually wear, not just wrap around myself, seemed impossible.  I didn't understand how in the world you could knit something 3-dimensional like a sleeve, or a sock, and I sure as hell didn't see any reason to when I could just go out [...]