project :: all wound up

Early this summer, I was happy and delighted to be asked to knit some samples for my favourite yarn shop All Wound Up. I joke that's my local LYS even though it's in another country. I had to keep these projects under wraps until the Christmas showcase that happened last weekend, and so now I'm … Continue reading project :: all wound up

Fall Shawls

Okay, I think I'm good with autumnal shawls this year. I've been on a craze lately finishing wips, starting new shawls, spontaneously buying yarn for another... With the cooler weather around here now, I find that I'm usually wrapped up in a shawl so they all are definitely being used! For my watercolour mood: my … Continue reading Fall Shawls

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