Hooray for algebra!

Hooray for algebra!

A couple of Knit Picks catalogs ago, Zooey saw the Lewisburg Pullover as she was looking through the catalog, and she said she had to have it. I was excited to have a project that she was enthusiastic about from the start. For all of those folks that say they never...
Matchy matchy

Matchy matchy

I am delighted to have both of these sweaters finished, photographed, and already worn several times by the kids. I even made sure to get name labels in them before I let them wear them out of the house. As an added bonus, they love them and don’t mind wearing...
Wrapped and ready for fall

Wrapped and ready for fall

Phew. This glorious knitted delicious monster of a shawl is finished, and I love it. It’s Dotted Rays by Stephen West. I opted to make the larger size and used slightly more yarn than specified by the pattern (more like 1,400 yards). I had gauge, so I’m...
Fall? Anyone?

Fall? Anyone?

My long awaited Flaum is finished. I started this thing in January last year. That’s a long time for me to have a sweater on the needles. We had many ups and downs, mostly downs. The color (Cascade Heritage Solids in Charcoal) was something I really wanted in my...
In the golden afternoon

In the golden afternoon

Golden Orchids is a lovely (and free) pattern on Ravelry. I used Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist in Autumn Heather and I am delighted by the color. This is a piece that is going to a silent auction and I’m happy to hand it off and get back to the...
Accidental tunic

Accidental tunic

First, apologies for the grainy photos. I did a rush job and these have less detail than I’d like, but I’d rather get this post out than wait for the perfect moments for pictures. This Astonish Top had its rollercoaster moments. First, I couldn’t get...