Lace Obsessions and the dangers of Knitting friends

Last week I cast on for the Lily of the Valley Shawl by Nancy Bush from Interweave Press’ Lace Style.
I had seen a friend’s lovely version the day before and it just wormed its way into my brain. I already had the appropriate yarn in my stash (Jaggerspun’s Zephyr) and the book on my [...]

Physics Phun with Conan O’Brien

These are a bit long, but they’re fun! I thought the professor handled the shenanigans pretty well (we’re not known for our social agility generally).

Spring Interweave

The spring issue of Interweave Knits is out now and I have two patterns in it: the Drawstring Chemise and the Printed Silk Cardigan.

I wasn’t sure if I preferred the sleeves to be done in the twisted stitch motif (main sketch) or if I wanted them in 1×1 rib (upper right), so I sketched out [...]

You Make My Day

Krissy of FreeRangeKnitter and Mel of PurlingPlans both gave me some “You Make My Day” recognition and it’s time for me to spread some blog love around.
Krissy and I communicated while she furiously worked to have the first completed Henley Perfected (my pattern from the winter Interweave Knits issue) on Ravelry. Check [...]