Queen of Thorns

I got waaay too excited when all of Jimmy Beans Wool the Mystery Knit Alongs (MKALs) came out last year.  First there was Outlander season 2, followed less than a month later by Game of Thrones season 6, and ending with Gilmore Girls’ A Year in the Life. I couldn’t resist myself when the Dragonfly…… Continue reading Queen of Thorns

Idea of the North

I made my first attempt at colorwork with a two-color stranded knit cowl. I looked around for a fun pattern that wasn’t too detailed. I settled on the Idea of North cowl by Tanis Knits. The pattern repeats itself 3 times, inverting the colors in the middle repeat. The Madelinetosh DK yarn in colorway Esoteric…… Continue reading Idea of the North

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

As the snow softy falls, and the snow drifts slowly grow, I watch the trees grow from my needles. The Snowy Woods Cowl by PDXKnitterati is a cowl knit in the round with interlaced trees popped out in purl stitches.  I used madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in Fallen Cloud.  The soft gray with hints of blue and…… Continue reading Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening