Quick pea pod update

Just a quick pea pod update. I’ve finished the pea pod cardigan I was working on for my friend. It’s just missing buttons and the hat.

Ithaca is Gorges

Yep, it’s another Pea Pod set. I showed the yarn shop owner a picture of the blocking (and as yet unassembled) pea pod set that I’m making for my friend and she immediately asked for one for the shop. This one is being made in Punta del Este’s Mericash, a machine washable merino [...]


Today my husband and I went to the city to cheer on a friend of ours who ran the NYC marathon. It was a lovely fall day – crisp and cool and intermittenly sunny. The city was crazy crowded, with several streets and bridges closed and cross-park traffic severely hampered by cordoned off [...]

Another baby knit in progress

I guess I’m at the age where all of my friends are getting pregnant. At least it’s a good excuse to indulge in a little instant gratification knitting. Here’s the latest baby knit I’m working on – the Pea Pod set by Kate Gilbert. It’s a cute and unusually sophisticated knit as [...]

Guest blogger – Donna Druchunas, author of Arctic Lace

Today I have a guest blogger – Donna Druchunas, author of the just released Arctic Lace – who has graciously agreed to write a guest post on this leg of her blog book tour. Her new book is available online at Amazon. More information can be found on her website.
Donna is an experienced [...]

Shetland Triangle

Beginnings of a Shetland Triangle (from Wrap Style):

I’m using the delectable Schaefer Anne. It’s so hard to photograph unblocked lace!

I’m back from a brief trip to California. Can you believe that I grew up in the bay area, but that I’ve never been to Big Sur, a mere 3 hour drive from San Francisco? Well, I didn’t know what I was missing:

I decided to knit the smallest size (3-6 months) both because [...]

Finished with pictures. Please excuse the slightly bloodshot eyes and stupid pose. This picture was taken after a long night of weaving in ends.

It’s on its way to the yarn shop today and I’ve cast on for the next project – the Shetland Triangle from Interweave Knits Wraps.

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