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...
Vaudeville Shawl by Grace Akhrem Amodda Socks by Rachel Coopey Knitted accessories are the icing on a knitter's cake. We might enjoy knitting sweaters in the cooler months of the year, but most of us have little goodies on our needles all year round. I know I do! In fact, I just finished a pair of...
May 22, 2013
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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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