Multiple posts in a week & Sensual Knits

In what must be a first for me, this is my third post this week. I guess that’s what happens when knits that I’ve had to hold my tongue about for so long are finally released out into the world.
Yahaira’s book, Sensual Knits, was released unexpectedly early last week. I have two [...]

Knitting Daily post

Check out Monday’s Knitting Daily post featuring my Henley Perfected on a variety of women. Katie Himmelberg’s Citrus Yoke Pullover is also featured and today’s gallery showcases Mari Lynn Patrick’s Bon Bon Pullover.
To add another real person picture to the mix, here’s a picture my husband snapped of me wearing the henley. You [...]

Thanksgiving

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving.
My husband and I went into the city to catch the last 20 minutes of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Why only the last 20 minutes? Well, we both hate crowds and standing in line, but I’ve always wanted to see the parade live (rather than on [...]

Finally finished something!

The Dragon Skin Wrap is all done and ready to be mailed off to its recipient, my college friend’s 2-month-new baby daughter.
The stats are:
Size: 22″ chest circumference, sized for 3-12 months.
Yarn: 3 + a quarter of a 4th ball of Filatura di Crosa Zara in pale pink (color 2502)
Needle: Size 7 (ball band calls for [...]

Henley Perfected #2

The other day I casted on for another Henley Perfected. By the time I’m done, I’ll have finished 2 henleys with nothing physically to show for it. Henley #1 is with Interweave and Henley #2 is going to my mother, who asked for one when I emailed her the preview page a couple [...]

Too many projects syndrome

I went into the city yesterday and finally got a copy of the winter issue of Interweave Knits. Seeing it physically in my hands was quite different than seeing it online – it feels more real somehow. And it’s thrilling to see my name in the table of contents alongside some of my [...]

New One Planet Yarn and Fiber pattern available

My latest design with One Planet Yarn and Fiber is now available.
The yarn called for in the pattern is Lanas Puras Melosa Fingering weight, a beautiful, handpainted, single ply 100% merino yarn. It’s very very soft and the available colorways are gently varying or very vibrant, depending on your individual tastes. The design [...]