Year End Wrap Up

I did it! I’m down to the last few days of 2014 and I have not purchased one new piece of clothing this year. To be fair, I’m not much of a clotheshorse, even though I work in fashion. Shopping doesn’t really excite me, so this project was a bit easier for me.   Even though it […]

First Sweater of the Season: Bedford

Bedford was a nice, easy project to bring me back into the world of knitting. After analyzing my wardrobe over the past few months, I realized I was in serious need of some comfy, cozy pullovers in my wardrobe and this pullover fit the bill. I knit Bedford up in the suggested yarn, Brooklyn Tweed Shelter […]

Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool 2014

This past weekend, I spent two days in Rhinebeck hanging out at the NY Sheep and Wool festival. To say it is the event of the knitting season might be putting it lightly. What can I say that hasn’t been said before? The weekend was awesome. It was even more awesome that I didn’t have any […]

Interview: Alexis Winslow, author of Graphic Knits

Today I have a special guest on the blog, Alexis Winslow, author of Graphic Knits: 20 Designs in Bold Beautiful Color. Alexis’ book demonstrates not only her superb knitting and design skills, but also her love of color and graphics. I first discovered Alexis when she published the Delancey Cardigan, which not only had strong […]

A Fine Yarn Pop-up in Brooklyn

On Saturday night, I went to the opening party for Gauge x Tension, a fine yarn pop-up in Greenpoint. I had such a good time! GxT is run by Michele and Melissa and will only be open on Saturday and Sunday right up until the week before Christmas. Except for the weekend of Rhinebeck. because well, […]

Fall is for Knitting

I’ve been knitting! Aren’t you proud of me? It really has been forever since I’ve posted a sweater project here. I think the last one I finished was…….I can’t even remember the name! I think it was back in January. I started working on Hane while I was in Florida and when I returned I […]

The Cutest Three-toed Sloth…in a Poncho

Today we have something totally different on this little old knitting blog of mine, actual knitting! My co-worker loves sloths. Absolutely adores them. It just so happens that she is also a few days away from having a little baby girl. So what does a knitter do? Well, knit a three-toed sloth in a poncho […]

Weekend Reading

As the summer is drawing to a close, it’s exciting to see all of the new knitting patterns popping up. I feel the knitting mojo coming back to me! – Twist Collective released their Fall 2014 issue yesterday. I have my eye on a few of the cabled sweaters! – I really like Rowan’s Fall issue. […]

Community

Image by Jeff Kubina, via Flickr  Ever since I started dabbling with sewing again, I’ve noticed something about the sewing community. They still blog! Not only do they blog, but they have a solid community behind them. They know each other, comment on each other’s new makes, and encourage one other to be better sewers. […]

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