I am slowly moving into the world of garments as my attention span slowly increases. The sweetheart Cardigan is a one brain cell knitting project. When everything else is frustrating and you just need to keep those idle hands busy, Sweetheart Cardigan is the right project for you. The sweater is knit from the top-down and implements simple techniques such as a provisional cast on, pleats and a … [Read more...]
I have decided to have a give-a-way. Yay! Leave a comment on my blog under this post by midnight on Sunday, July 31 to be entered into the drawing. I will choose one winner for this drawing. The winner will receive the Nicole pattern PDF as well as a hank of Pagewood Farm Tapestry in the gorgeous Grasshopper colorway and of course a fun button for a little pizazz. … [Read more...]
I finally finished typing up the pattern. Phew! This is one of my new favorite patterns! I knit it in two days and have worn it at least a couple dozen times in the last month. This tunic is a super simple knit with just enough to keep you interested, but mindless enough where you can still plop yourself in front of the t.v. and knit away. I used two yarns for this pattern, Habu Textiles A-111 … [Read more...]
Ruffled Ascot Revisited
I thought my Ruffled Ascot pattern could use a little sprucing up. I found some yummy yarn in my stash - I used one hank of the Sanguine Gryphon Bugga (70/20/10 - merino/cashmere/nylon blend) that I picked up at Sock Summit '09 for the body of the scarf and Habu Textiles Silk Stainless (a personal favorite) doubled for the ruffles. I knit the body of the scarf as the pattern directs but made … [Read more...]
Welcome & Thank You!
I am very excited, today is the day! I am finally entering the 21st century and the blog world. Hoorah! I definitely have to give a special thanks to my dear friend of Graphic Agenda for spending all the time of designing and creating my website. He has done such an incredible job. Thank you Graphic Agenda for making my vision a reality. In honor of you I would like to introduce my newest … [Read more...]