West Knits are the Best Knits in Westfield NJ

This Saturday I had the amazing opportunity to take a knitting class with the Stephen West of WestKnits.  Finding his class also introduced me to my new favorite LYS Do Ewe Knit.  They have an entire wall of Hedgehog Fibres, I’m in love!! Those vibrant colors and memorizing speckles.   Stephen’s class was on marled knitting…… Continue reading West Knits are the Best Knits in Westfield NJ

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