finished : started

Finished: Diamond Rib Socks in Hazel Knits Artisan Sock in Hydrangea. Soft, cozy, scrumptious. Size 2.25 magic loop needles. Started: Peruvian Poncho. The pattern is Wrapped Up by Susanne Sommer (Sosu). The yarn is various skeins of baby alpaca that I bought on our trip to South America last year. These are from Lima, Peru. I'm not … Continue reading finished : started

Silk Road Wrap

The long and winding road... This pattern was a long time in the making and lived many different lives. It was a long skinny scarf. It was two panels sewn together, it was a shoulder wrap and finally it is a poncho. I started this as a light summery wrap to take to Italy, way … Continue reading Silk Road Wrap

knitting along

I'm going to do it. And it starts today. I've got some yarn dyed and I just downloaded the pattern. My goal is to have it done when the KAL: Tops, Tanks & Tees Knit Along ends, so I can wear it at our Clendenin Family Reunion in June, in Ohio. I think it will be … Continue reading knitting along

Catalina Cowl

Before I take off for the month of March, I wanted to share another pattern I've been working on. I obviously love the look of ripples. It's been a theme of most of my patterns (well, ribs too). First of all, I wanted to experiment with dyeing a long colour-changing yarn. It took a bit … Continue reading Catalina Cowl

a knitting book review

Well, here is something new for me. I was contacted by Artisan Books not long ago to see if I'd be interested in reviewing* a book that was recently published: Susan B. Anderson's Kids' Knitting Workshop. Book Description:   Beloved knitting instructor Susan B. Anderson presents her first book targeted at a young audience. This accessible introduction … Continue reading a knitting book review