Category Archives: FO

FO: My Red Pearl!

As many of you know from watching the podcast, I have been working to modify a sweater by Carol Feller called the Dark Pearl. Carol is one of my favorite designers and the knitter who taught me to cable! So, … Continue reading

Posted in Better Sweater, Carol Feller, community, Dark Pearl, FO, garment, modifications, seamed sweater, sweater, sweater design, sweater math, sweater weather, Titus yarn, unexpected, unicorns, yarn | 3 Comments

Episode 46: Summer in December

Hi everyone! Three weeks have passed . . . and I missed you all! We just celebrated American Thanksgiving–which meant some travel and a break from work and everyday life in Illinois. But I’m back at it and this episode … Continue reading

Posted in community, cotton yarn, Desert Queen, discount code, episode, Facing North, FO, garment, giveaway, hand dyed yarn, information, Kelbourne Woolens, knitting podcast, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, pattern, podcast, tank top, variegated yarn, video, yarn | 1 Comment

The Things We Do For Knitting . . .

This is a little photo-essay about the perils of photographing knitwear . . . summer knitwear . . . in winter, after the first snow. I promise to rave about the beautiful top on the next podcast–it’s from Kelbourne Woolens … Continue reading

Posted in FO, insanity, inspiration, knitters, knitting, outside, photo shoot, photography, sweater weather, unexpected | 5 Comments

Episode 40: A June Cashmere Yarn Story

Hello happy fiber folk! I have a fun-filled episode for you all about cashmere–and June Cashmere in particular. I am fortunate enough to be doing some sample knitting for their fall line and became really interested in the story behind … Continue reading

Posted in cashmere, community, East Neuk Hoodie, episode, FO, information, June Cashmere, knitting, knitting podcast, laceweight, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, review, sample knitting, video, WIP, yarn, yarn review | 1 Comment

FO: Frozen Silver by Suvi Simola

I ❤ this beautiful shawl by Suvi Simola! It’s a pretty, triangular, slip-stitch pattern that is a quick knit–I worked on it during car trips in between sweaters. Rachel Smith of Wool n Spinning calls these “snack” projects, and I … Continue reading

Posted in Audine Wools, community, finished objects, FO, KnitCrate, knitting, shawl, slip stitch, Suvi Simola, triangular shawl, unicorns, variegated yarn | 4 Comments

Wool & Honey Sweater

Hello fiber folk! I realized that I never posted about my most recent sweater: the Wool & Honey pullover that I knit as a sample for the yarn shop of the same name! Wool & Honey has a great online … Continue reading

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Introducing Scéal Grá by LB Handknits

I’ve been working on a last minute test knit for Albina of LB Handknits: this is Scéal Grá (pronounced ‘scale grah’), which means ‘love story’ in Irish. It’s a gorgeous top down, seamless pullover with a lace yoke. As always: … Continue reading

Posted in community, discount code, FO, Green Mountain Spinnery, knitting, lace, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, pattern, Sceal Gra, sweater, test knitting, test-knit, top-down, unicorns, yarn, yoke | 1 Comment