Unexpected treat

I traveled up to Saratoga Springs for a few days for a work-related project. I knew I’d have plenty of down time, so I packed enough yarn for 3 projects. Except, I packed the yarn before leaving in the morning. Early in the morning. When I opened my suitcase in Saratoga, it turned out that … Read more

Knit & Crochet Design Week, Day 5: Cast on

(This post is part of my series for Knit and Crochet Design Week 2012.) Designing a Simple Knit Beanie: Day 5 Today’s Design Week theme is problems.  I don’t generally have too many problems until I start the project!  Once you get the yarn on the needles or hook, fantasy meets reality, and all sorts of interesting things … Read more

Knitting design books, and week of giveaways, day 5

This post contains affiliate links. I’m sure my readers who primarily knit have been asking themselves, “When is our giveaway coming?”  So today’s post is dedicated to all you knitters out there! One of the reasons I retaught myself to knit was to take advantage of the many great books available to knitters on clothing … Read more