sneak preview of a new knitting pattern

sneak preview of a new knitting pattern

Sometimes the best way for me to finish a project is to buy the supplies for the next one. I leave the new yarn in a place where I can admire it and touch it and get excited about using it. Then, I force myself to finish what I’m currently working on before I allowKeep Reading

knitting a new cowl + latest food obsessions

knitting a new cowl + latest food obsessions

As an experienced knitter, sometimes I think I can’t find new challenges or new techniques to learn. There was a time when anything besides a knit or purl stitch was intimidating. ┬áNow I’ve tried and mastered stranded color knitting, lace patterns, knitting in the round, even entrelac. That’s why I was so excited to findKeep Reading

patagonia

patagonia

The last month has felt like a complete blur. The end of December was full of holiday activities, year-end parties, skiing and time with family. All that in addition to planning and packing for my trip to Patagonia made for a hectic few weeks. My two week trip to Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) was incredible.Keep Reading

free 2014 calendar

free 2014 calendar

Is it just me, or does the month of December seem to fly by at warp speed? I wish I had more time to enjoy the weeks leading up to Christmas, but it always seems so frenzied with holiday parties, year end reviews at work, gift giving, cookie baking, holiday movie watching, skiing, etc. GoodKeep Reading

newborn pointy hat

newborn pointy hat

There’s something so satisfying about knitting baby items. They’re as close as it comes to instant gratification with knitting. I love projects that are simple, beautiful and finished quickly. This pattern is all of those things. It looks more complex than it is because of the self-striping yarn, but you only need basic knit andKeep Reading