For the past month I’ve been carrying around the most perfect fluffy yellow yarn. I can’t show you the yarn just yet – it is a new one for fall – but I can tell you that it is simply fabulous! I finally began playing with the yarn for a special project. The pattern stitch is made up of a series of yarn-overs that create a pretty lace design that’s simple to knit. Read more
I adore color, but – to be completely honest – I have always been quite intimidated by it. There are so many to choose from. What’s a indecisive girl to do?! Read more
I’ve always gravitated toward things that are a bit quirky and clothes are no exception. When sketching, I like to imagine asymmetrical lines and shapes on the body. To make these forms come to life, I needed to learn how to use short rows in my knitting. Read more
Mending handknit socks, sweaters, scarves or just your favorite knits in general is so important. They are precious to us and, with the proper restoration, can be worn and loved forever. Read more
As promised I finished my Knik shrug! It was a quick project and very satisfying!
Are you loyal to your knitting projects? Do you work on one project at a time or do you shop around…different projects for different moods? Read more
You never know when inspiration will hit. For Stephanie Engle, it happened while she was at the movies with her daughter. She saw a cute hat on a woman sitting in front of them and kept the stitch patterns in mind for a future project. Read more