Sometimes I just need a quick knit to remind me how nice it is to finish something. I have had the Baa-ble Hat on my list of things to knit for a while now. Donna Smith designed the Baa-ble Hat as the pattern for Shetland Wool Week 2015. It is knit in aran weight yarnContinue reading “New Cast-On: Baa-ble Hat”
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How big is too big?
I cast on some Milet Mittens by Ysolda Teague, because how could I not? I used the Quince & Co, Finch yarn that I got on LYS day. I have just finished the cuff, and I have to say I am ridiculously proud of myself. The tension is a little messed up, but I thinkContinue reading “How big is too big?”
Local Yarn Store Day
Today is LYS Day and I couldn’t let it pass by without a visit to Nina’s, one of my go-to yarn stores in Chicago. Even though I am working away on the Tissé scarf for my mom, my Magnolia sweater which is a hot mess (a post for another day), the Shift cowl and variousContinue reading “Local Yarn Store Day”
Flash Sale Today Only: or, why Erica Heusser is the bomb
I have been pattern stalking the fingerless mitts, hats and out-of-this-world color work of designer Erica Heusser. Seriously, check out these photos. They are bananas gorgeous: © Erica Heusser So you can imagine how excited I am to find out that she is having a pattern sale for 20% off all of her patterns inContinue reading “Flash Sale Today Only: or, why Erica Heusser is the bomb”