I am super busy working on norah gaughan vol3, which will include more designs for Pure Merino along with several other still secret morsels. Lena offers her assistance. "Oh no, it wasn't me. It must have been the mouse I saw run behind here"
Sometimes things don't end up exactly as we've planned. It's true for all of us in our everyday lives and true for designing hand knit sweaters. Margery whipped up these sketch while we were designing the Spring '08 season. We planned sweaters in pairs, each a variation on each other. Lalo was a tailored stockinette… Continue reading backstory
Those darn felted hearts seem to to be all over the house! Actually, they are all over the apartment. While my house (and true home) is in New Hampshire, three nights a week I knit and sleep in apartment in Providence, which is much closer to work. It's fun to photograph with my landlady's lovely props.… Continue reading salutations from the sauna
Even at it's most industrial stage, yarn is beautiful. Time to finish up my explanations of my 10 useful books list - Useful book #7: Knitting from the Netherlands, Traditional Dutch Fishermen’s Sweaters by Henriette Van Der Klift-Tellegen is a beautiful little gem filled with real Dutch fisherman in their utilitarian and gorgeous pullovers. I learned a lot… Continue reading comb of cones