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
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
I traveled to the Rhinebeck Wool Festival in Duchess County New York for the first time this past October. It was amazing to see so many knitters, crocheters, and crafters in one place! The stalls of vendors went on and on, filled with colorful and exotic yarns. And the live demonstrations were amazing, getting to…… Continue reading Pinot Noir
Some Sundays you spend wrapped up in the world’s coziest blanket with freshly brewed, steaming coffee. The freezing rain patters off the roof and windows, the sound merging with the soft click of your needles. The rows softly growing from your hands. You catch up on Netflix and your favorite shows (Portlandia, for one!). When…… Continue reading Dreaming of Yarns
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
I never imagined I would become a knitter. One year from the start of my knitting journey, I find myself down this magical rabbit hole of wools, yarns, patterns, and knits! It started with wanting to knit my mom a simple scarf for Christmas. I was enamored with the idea of a handmade gift, crafted…… Continue reading Why I Started Knitting
Welcome! In an attempt to document my knitting, I’ve started this blog to capture my knitting development and journey. I am also excited to become more involved in the knitting and blogging community.