October Merry KAL Wrap-Up

It is a rainy, rainy day here at my house. The MerryKAL marches on though & it is time to reveal October’s installment of our knitalong. Without further delay… Christmas Ball #36: Crown I went with my new favorite color combination, red on grey. I found this pattern to be another one of those very […]

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A Custom Spin

I have never done a custom spin before, but I could not think of anyone I would rather spin for than my friend Jennifer. I met Jennifer when she took a sweater workshop I was teaching (her sweater turned out fabulous in case you were wondering) and we discovered we had a ton in common. […]

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Welcome to the World, McMilne Shawl

As I’ve shifted the focus of my work over the past few months from teacher to writer and from part of a team to an independent, there have been loads of moments when I am reminded that I made the right choice for me & my family. There have also been some very quiet moments. […]

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Too. Many. Great. Choices.

It seems that all my favourite designers have new books coming out these days. With so many amazing options, the hard part isn’t finding fresh new patterns to love. The challenge is figuring out a way to make them fit in my budget. I thought today I’d share with you my favourite new titles as […]

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Today on my needles…

My Deco cardigan is washed and blocked and drying. With the chill of late autumn upon us, it is time to finish these socks. The only downside? From the last project to this one I have switched from 4″ needles to 5″ – I am all thumbs. Total klutz. It is ridiculous!

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