We all struggle with our first knitting project, sometimes producing fantastic or horrible results. Here's marketing manager Annie Hartman Bakken, sharing her first knitting experience. Annie with her dog Edie modeling a vest Annie knit. A detail of the famous dishcloth. The famous dishcloth, alive...
Sep 18, 2013
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"Vintage" is used all over the place these days. Maybe our busy, tech-filled lives make us long for the simplicity of the past. Although our foremothers had many different challenges than we did—can you imaging knitting by candlelight after being on your feet all day cooking from scratch...
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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Brattlboro Hat by Melissa LeBarre Hats are so fun to knit. They're short projects, and they usually just take one skein—always a bonus. I recently knit a fun pattern from the fantastic book New England Knits by Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre. The pattern is the Brattleboro Hat...
After last week's post, many of you sent in the most amazing, supportive, you're-not-alone emails and comments...thank you. Beyond the compliments (blush), I found much wisdom there in your words, much strength, much companionship as I embark on this new part of my life. Each email, each comment...