WIP Wednesday: Look, something shiny!

I know I said I was going to work on my old WIPs, but in the end they just could not compete with a shiny new project. This might be a big part of why I have so many WIPs in the first place. I ended up casting on a cardigan for my daughter whoContinue reading “WIP Wednesday: Look, something shiny!”

Friday FO: Magnolia Sweater

Question: if you finish knitting your pandemic sweater, does that mean the pandemic is over too? I ordered my yarn for Camilla Vad’s Magnolia Sweater right after Chicago went on lockdown in the spring of 2020. And although the nupps almost did me in, I finally have another finished object. I could not be happierContinue reading “Friday FO: Magnolia Sweater”

Pattern Roundup: Kid Cardigans

If you hang around on Instagram, particularly during the holiday season, you hear a lot of discussion about whether people are “knit-worthy” or not. I never really paid that much attention because I was such a new knitter. There was truly no one who would want my misshapen yarn experiments, so the question of “knit-worthiness”Continue reading “Pattern Roundup: Kid Cardigans”

What to Knit: Dissent Cowl by Carissa Browning

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. “The Uses of Sorrow,” Mary Oliver It seems clichéd to point out what a dumpster fire 2020 has turned into: Covid, police brutality, wildfires, you name it, it’s happening. It is surprising howContinue reading “What to Knit: Dissent Cowl by Carissa Browning”