"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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Mags Kandis's Paper Roses, from her book Gifted I belong to a craft group called Women Who Run with Glue Guns. We get together to craft every month, sometimes working on our own separate crafts and sometimes doing a group craft (and sometimes just eating, laughing, and drinking wine!). Last month...
In the upcoming Winter/Spring issue of Knitscene , I wrote a bit of an introduction to the fabulous world of handspun art yarn. Now, I consider myself to be a very novice spinner. I can make yarn on my drop spindle. One day I might even knit the yarn I've spun—one skein of Imperial Stock Ranch...
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...
Pale Skies Cowl by Sarah Barbour Leaf Cravat by Teva Durham Diamond Seed Baby Jacket by Erica Alexander Aegean Mitts by Amy Polcyn Koolhaas Hat by Jared Flood Last week I Tweeted that I'm still in the planning stages of my holiday knitting. And judging from the replies, I have a lot of company! Yes...
Nov 8, 2010
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