Playing Photographer for a Day

This post is long overdue, but I’m finally getting around to writing about this gorgeous cardigan Melissa Wehrle released several months ago. Melissa’s husband and photographer was unavailable for several weeks so she asked me to photograph her modeling her Cohansie Cardigan (available on its own and as part of her first collection).

Because it [...]

Sanguine Gryphon’s Dye Camp 2010

This past weekend, I was a participant and teacher at Gryphon’s second annual SG Dye Camp Retreat in Easton, MD.  I was so honored that Gryphon asked me to teach at her retreat, especially given how popular it is.  She limits the participant list to 30 and holds a lottery to determine who gets to [...]

Knitting on the Brain

One of the things I find myself invariably doing these days is visiting malls.  The town where I work has two huge ones and after I leave the office, it seems a bit depressing to go back to an empty hotel room, so I spend a few minutes each day windowshopping.
Yesterday, I passed by J [...]

Angela and NYC

On Friday, my friend Angela and her husband were in town and they very kindly let Maurizio and me crash their group outing – a boat trip around the harbor in Manhattan. Although we’ve lived in this area for the past 3 years, it’s still quite stunning to see Manhattan from the vantage point of [...]

Contemplating Yarn

I’m already thinking of the next indie design and I’m trying to match it up with a good yarn.  First up on the table, a bevy of beauties from Sweet Georgia – light green is silk crush sock, dark green is cash silk lace, orange is tough love sock, turquoise is merino silk dk, and [...]

More Austin Hoodie

1. Austin Hoodie, 2. Sleeve detail, 3. Sweater Detail, 4. Hood Detail. All photographs courtesy of and property of Parikha and Hemal Mehta.
Ysolda thought I was being a bit stingy with the photos on the last post and suggested I post a few more; a request I’m only too happy to comply with. Again, [...]

Austin Hoodie available.

My newest indie design, the Austin Hoodie, made with Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, is available. For a limited period of time, I’m offering the pattern for a promotional price. This promotional period will end on Friday, May 7, midnight EST.

Photos copyright property of Parikha and Hemal Mehta.  Please do not distribute.
It’s a classic hoodie that’s [...]