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Foxy

Foxy

And the Sourcebook Fitted Pullover, the one featuring that fox pattern, is done. Isn’t it adorable? I wanted to knit this as soon as I saw it, but had to figure out how and why I would wear it. I settled on some lustrous DK weight pima cotton in deep black, used...
Fulfilling a Want

Fulfilling a Want

I wanted stripes; thick, contrasty, stripes; bold, in-your-face stripes. I wanted stockinette; back and forth and in the round stockinette; but not endless boredom stockinette. I wanted a seamless sweater; a weave-in-all-ends-and-it’s-done sweater; but not an...
New Obsession: Quilting!

New Obsession: Quilting!

Over the last few days, I finished this: I’m a little stunned, frankly. I keep looking at it, thinking “did I really make that?!” It’s a very simple quilt, the equivalent of a … garter stitch hat, say, rather than a garter scarf. I mean,...
A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Over the last few days, I finished this sweater. There was no finishing frenzy; probably because I was tweaking instructions, checking calculations and knitting it, I got a much richer experience out of the whole process, and the fact that I had a ready-made pullover...