Huge news, my Vogue Knitting pattern and Quince and Co Scarf Book pattern both came out this week! The VK pattern, #16 Double Knit Stole (unofficially titled Adenium) is a double-knit lace stole that officially introduces the technique of Cathedral Windows Double-Knit Lace. I had introduced it previously in Flipping For Pine Cones but […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ve been a little quiet for the past couple of weeks but not without reason. Let’s start with the more recent: I’ve had the flu. It isn’t Influenza A or B, but we’re pretty sure it’s C or E, not that that means anything. Well, it’s meant I’ve felt pretty crappy for the past […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today’s forecast: freezing rain. In this case that means there’s basically ice falling from the sky, except it’s wet ice so when it lands it insta-freezes. The roads, the sidewalks, my car, all covered in ice. It’s perfect weather for staying in and knitting, but of course I’m at work. I’m working a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Since Eunny Jang left the helm of editor-in-chief of Interweave Knits and Knit.Wear (now Knit.Purl. and, judging by the first issue, not nearly as strong after the title change to meet a different audience), I’ve been really critical of new issues. It seems that every issue since then has featured a more muted color palette (stitcking […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
For Christmas last year I got my wife a Rigid Heddle Loom, kind of. I got her the loom for Christmas, but it didn’t arrive until last week (something about a heddle being on backorder). Now, if you were to ask me what a rigid heddle loom actually is, I wouldn’t be able to tell […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Disclaimer: This blog post gets a little silly. You may find your brain melting from the sheer silliness of it all. You have been warned. My coffee table broke, you know the one from ikea where I spent my time fighting crowds and running around like a beheaded fowl? Someone broke it due to someone’s […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.