2nd or 3rd Glove Syndrome?

I finished a glove and here she is in all her fair isle glory:

But, alas, she is too small! The pattern calls for 8 sts/in, but it’s a one-size fits all pattern and my hand span is a bit smaller than the average hand. Plus, trying on Calia’s almost completed glove at the [...]

FOs and the beginnings of fair isle obsession

As I mentioned in my last post, I just finished my first felted project (a design for One Planet Yarn and Fiber that I can’t reveal yet) and I find myself wanting to make more felted objects – slippers, bags, pouches, makeup bags, etc. To satisfy this new thirst, I casted on for the [...]

Finished Rowan Bag

The Best LYS

I’ve always wondered, does LYS stand for Local Yarn Shop or Little Yarn Shop? I guess for me, since my LYS is located in Ithaca (NY) and I live in New Brunswick (NJ), LYS will have to stand for Little Yarn Shop since Ithaca and New Brunswick aren’t local to each other by any [...]

Class with Kate Gilbert Woo Hoo!

I’m going to be taking a class with Kate Gilbert (of Clapotis, and Interweave Knits fame) tomorrow morning in Rochester! Yay! I love her designs and while the class is a basic raglan sweater class, I’m really excited about meeting her and (hopefully) soaking up a bit of her extensive knowledge.