Tying up some loose ends

Literally. Weaving in the ends on four projects, and it feels so good.Weekender sweater knit with Juniper Moon Farm Neve (Worsted: 100% Cotton, 222 yards). I thoroughly enjoyed knitting this.  The designer, Andrea Mowry, used several techniques to add a level of sophistication to this otherwise simple (and elegant), oversized sweater. This is a class at Westport Yarns that I will be offering ... Read the Post

Cast on, Cast Off

Such is the nature of our craft ~ and life. Beginnings and Endings. Very philosophical don't you think? I figured any post at the beginning of the new year should be somewhat philosophical. That may be the extent of my musing, we'll see.There are many reasons that I (we) cast on...Gift knitting, this is a baby gift, The Taylor Blanket in Berroco Pima 100 (Worsted: 100% Pima, 219 yards).And a ... Read the Post

Let ‘er rip…

A couple of months ago a student of mine, Melissa, came to class wearing a dramatic infinity scarf.  I literally forgot I was the teacher and was all about her scarf. It looked like she was wearing a skein of yarn. I asked her to take it off and peppered her with questions:What's the pattern?  String TheoryWhat yarn did you use? madelinetosh dk (pattern uses dk or fingering)How did you do the ... Read the Post