Not Much

Not much knitting or crochet happened over the weekend. A little, but nothing of real interest. I am very very close to done with the Oyster Bay shawl. Within 10 rows. Of course, they’re long …

Little Things

The only way to make it through this thing called commuting is to be able to find calm, peace, beauty, and inspiration in little moments. Maybe it’s the early morning quiet while the train is …

Future Designs

Designing, designing… I live for this. My brain never lets the designer in me turn off. It’s good and bad. I can’t make it all! I’m thinking of going back to my sample knitters/crocheters. When …

Weave and Spin

I was intrigued by Lion Brand’s Jumbo Alpaca as soon as I saw it. It comes in a hank of 62 yards. It’s gigantic and soft and kind of bizarre looking and I like things …

Make a Statement

I knew I wanted to knit this scarf the moment I saw the yarn. The texture and color and idea all made perfect sense together. Jumbo Alpaca is so soft you can pretty much curl …

It’s Always Exciting

Part of designing is keeping secrets. When you design for self publishing you are free to disclose whatever you feel like about a particular design, obviously. And recently you’ve seen me posting my shawl in …

Montgomery

Done and loaded! Pattern #10 from In Rhythm was released on Ravelry. Montgomery is knit in Brava Sport from Knit Picks on US size 4 needles. Although it is a fairly heavily patterned design I …

Train Knitting

Knitting on the train is very limiting. For me it is anyway. I was never one of those avid sock knitter types. I admit, I actually find knitting socks pretty boring. Even if they are …