The softest Ishbel

The softest Ishbel

This is my fifth Ishbel shawl to make, and it’s definitely the softest yet. I used some Bittersweet Woolery Glamour Gams yarn in Iceling. I love the subtle blues and greens and the color shifts are not so abrupt and full of contrast that they detract from the...
Some half-assed finishing and bread talk

Some half-assed finishing and bread talk

Hey! Want to see a picture of an almost done sweater? This Little Oak for Charlotte has been blocked, kitchenered, and has all the ends woven in. Guess what is not quite done? Yup. Those buttons are just placed there for show. For some reason, having good intentions...
Lacy distractions

Lacy distractions

When I bound off Ishbel the other day I decided I had to cast on another shawl. Trying hard not to just repeat one I’ve done and loved, I looked around on Ravelry and fell in love with the simple elegance of Aperture Shawl. The smaller size uses just one skein...
Oh baby.

Oh baby.

I have a new baby to knit for and she’s due in July. My brother and his girlfriend are expecting, so naturally I must knit them a baby blanket. My favorite go-to baby blanket is a Pinwheel Blanket. When I decided I would make one I went looking for some fun kits...
Comfort lace

Comfort lace

It’s no secret that I am a repeat knitter when it comes to a pattern I love. This pattern, Ishbel, and this is my fifth time to knit it. I think this is my most knitted pattern, aside from simple stockinette socks. It has become a comfort knitting project for...