Stitch by Stitch

The first clue of the Westknits Mystery KAL was released this past Friday, and with it a flurry of intense excitement.  I started waiting anxiously on Thursday night to see if the clue would be released at midnight EST (9pm my time). Even though it wasn't, I was happy to see the update in my … Continue reading Stitch by Stitch

Mystery Solved

The mystery of Stephen West's first mystery knit-along has been solved.  I'm pleased to say that I kept up with this knit-along and finished on time, both of which may be first for me! After a lot of excitement at the start, I ended up feeling sort of tepid about this project.  There's so much … Continue reading Mystery Solved

Yarn Along:: Mysteries & Plagues

Yarn Along-ing with Ginny this week... Sweetie recently picked this book up for me at the Borders going out of business sale. I had heard good things about it (and their tv show) from some of you. While I was curious, I just didn't think I had another city-dweller-turned-farmer memoir in me at the moment. … Continue reading Yarn Along:: Mysteries & Plagues


I stayed up late one night last week to finish up this shawl, tucking in the ends and blocking it the next day.  I finished it with almost a week to spare before Sock Summit, and have been dying to share it with you ever since.  Timing (and styling) never quite lined up over the … Continue reading Chadwick

Trust. Knit. Understand.

I cast on for Chadwick Sunday afternoon and spent a nice amount of time knitting on our back patio.  This is an asymmetrical shawl, and it's taken some getting used to.  Much like the infamous Baby Surprise Jacket, the best thing is to just trust in the pattern and go with the flow.  For what … Continue reading Trust. Knit. Understand.