This weekend was the New York Sheep and Wool Festival, more colloquially known as Rhinebeck. The weather was... odd, but the people were fantastic, and the sheep were sheepy. I went with the goal of only buying yarn to make a gift for my mom, and ended up falling in love with the idea of an orange sweater...
Oct 22, 2014
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Kayleen Pullover Cassie Castillo Summer is just around the corner. I suppose that means I have to finish my spring cleaning! We've been working on sprucing up our house, room by room. I organized my knitting stuff first, of course. We've made quite a dent, but nothing like what's going on...
I love the song "Little Green" by Joni Mitchell—especially the part where she talks about bringing the crocuses to school. I always think of spring when I hear this song, even in the midst of a harsh winter like the one that's gripping many parts of the U.S. this year. Monsoon Shawl...
The Bower Cardigan by Vera Sanon is a versatile cardigan knitting pattern that incorporates a leaf lace design. A note from Kathleen: The summer 2012 issue of Knitscene is coming soon and it's everything you'd expect from a summer issue: beautiful designs for warmer weather, fun and challenging...
The Summer 2011 issue of Knitscene featured an article by one of my favorite designers, Stephen West. I just bought his Spectra Scarf pattern, which is a circular scarf knit from a ball of self-striping sock yarn and a coordinating solid sock yarn. One of my knit-night buddies worked it up and it's...
Mar 21, 2012
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