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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...
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...
Annis in Silk

Annis in Silk

I made another Annis, in worsted weight silk, as a gift. I’ve already used this lace pattern a couple of times before and, with over 7000 projects on Ravelry, it remains a favourite with knitters! The lace section itself is easy, the crescent shape is pretty to...
Chevron Socks

Chevron Socks

Still not tired of knitting socks. I’m planning to  release these as a pattern for sale. The chevron pattern itself is dead simple and found across time and space, but the sock has some nice little features, like a reinforced heel bottom as well as reinforcing...
Side Ruched Top

Side Ruched Top

Here’s the second top I made using the sloper developed from a Craftsy class. I wrote previously what  a great moulage and sloper I derived from it, and my first garment. I used the same four classes: 1. The Bodice Sloper 2. Creative Darts and Seamlines...