So after much thought, and after looking at a few “spoiler photos” in the Jimmy Beans Wool Group on Ravelry, I joined the Downton Abbey MKAL. I think having two shawl KALs is very doable for me and gives me a nice change of pace from sock knitting. I will not be using Lorna’s… Continue reading Call Me Crazy ….
I’m so excited to have finished my Old Shale Shawl. I absolutely love it and it will be perfect for this winter to keep cozy warm. I ended up using 683 yards of Rowan Pure Wool Worsted in Light Denim, which was 3.12 skeins. This pattern is perfect for beginner lace knitters and goes very… Continue reading Sunday Happenings: A Finished Shawl and Lots of Wool
I love light weight projects to knit or crochet during the summer. Like many of you, I don’t want a lap full of heavy wool when it’s over a 100 degrees outside. One thing I’ve enjoyed knitting during the summer is shawls. Today I want to share a few new designs that I think are… Continue reading Shawl Love
It has been a very long time since I’ve designed anything but for some reason I’ve had the urge to start up again. When I purchase two skeins of Rowan Pure Linen a few months ago, I totally forgot I had one skein in a colorway called Colorado. When I saw the two colors together I… Continue reading Introducing a New Design
It is a lovely day here in the Valley of the Sun, and even though our weather has been a bit whacky here (as Andi mentioned in her post today). What I found amazing about living in the Phoenix metro area, one side of the valley gets lots of rain and the other side… Continue reading Sunday Happenings: Sock Knitting and Two New Projects
As many of you know I took a very long break from designing, and evening to a point. I simply lost my desire to create, but guess what, I have a new design coming out and I’m thrilled about it! All I will say is that there’s a touch of lace involved and a… Continue reading Sneak Peek Friday