If you’ve been following our Merle Cardigan KAL, you know that both Ashley and I have been knitting right along with the rest of the Ravelers and we’re both looking forward to wearing our FO’s. Making a Merle for myself was a great reminder of the all the places along the way that might be tricky – that I have a few tips for and opinions about. I posted some of these thoughts in the thread of the KAL, but I thought it would be a good idea to gather them together in one place, for easy reference. Read more
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The other day, I was looking at all the beautiful handknit cabled pillows for sale on home decorating sites and yearning to have some in MY living room. I started out bemoaning the fact that we haven’t really concentrated on home decor at Berroco, when it struck me – Read more
The etiquette involving wedding presents seems to be constantly changing and differs so very much family to family. I wouldn’t dream of advising anyone on the proper gift to give to friends or family on their happy day, but I do know that the handmade gifts I’ve received have meant a lot to me, and I’m sure a lot of you feel the same. If you’re thinking about unique gift options, why not knit consider knitting something for the bride and groom?
I’m a very lucky woman. My husband wears sweaters. In fact he loves sweaters so much he doesn’t even wear a coat. Instead he’ll pile on two sweaters and walk out the door. John’s also an old fashion New Englander when it comes to understanding the virtues of wool – warmth being paramount.
If that weren’t reason enough to love him Read more