I used to be able to say “never have I ever….” about a lot if things in knitting until this year. It’s been a great year of learning and growth as a knitter, and I’m excited to continue into next year (as my 1,000+ favorites and ever-growing queue on Ravelry can attest). It can be…… Continue reading Never Have I Ever…
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
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
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.