Happy New Year!   December was a crazy month for me! In episode 5, I manage to stay mostly on the topic of knitting – I have 2 new designs out (and of which made the cover, woot!), I obsess over my new (unreleased) hat, and I talk a bit about the evolution of my knitting over the past year and my plans for 2018.   And of course we start the knit along next week!   I would love… Read more »

This was such a tough race that I’ve decided to have two winners! The Berkeley Slouchy Hat KAL will start on January 8th, and the Locksley Sweater KAL will start on January 15th. Sign up here for the weekly KAL emails and/or join in the facebook group.   Click here for the Locksley Sweater pattern and supply list. Schedule: Week 1 (Jan 15) – Cast on and knit to waist. Week 2 (Jan 22) – Knit through the bust to the separation…. Read more »

Our last few Knit Alongs have been mostly garments. I know a lot of people are short on time at the holidays so I wanted to have a shorter KAL and have it focus more on learning newer techniques that you might not know. With that in mind, I’m focusing on cozies. They’re perfect for quick knit gifts, and because they’re so fast you can give them to nearly everyone, whether it’s a teacher or a friend. My favorite gift is… Read more »

All right, gang, let’s talk winter Knit Along! Voting happened, and the winner is the Catalina Beach Sweater!! Here’s a video that has all the below information (and lots more) in it so check it out if you’re so inclined (and then scroll down to the last section – Things to Do Now): The Catalina has eyelets, chevrons, and portions of stockinette so I don’t think it’s too advanced for most, and you can even get into a nice groove while… Read more »