Category Archives: outside

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


Hoping everyone in the US had a lovely Thanksgiving and/or break this past week. I spent a lot of my time out walking (when I wasn’t knitting) and my ramblings more often than not brought me to my favorite local … Continue reading

Posted in found, outside, sheep, shenanigans, Shetland, walking, weekending, yarn on the hoof | 4 Comments

Mountain Goats!

Thanks to everyone for your comments and visits! I’ve been in the backcountry/wilderness for the last week and so, the blog has been on auto-pilot 🙂 Today, some pretty pictures of the great outdoors . . . AND some wild … Continue reading

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In Progress: Persian Dreams (Worsted)

My 2016 One-Year-One-Blanket is Persian Dreams (worsted) and I could not be more excited. Indeed, just writing up the 2016 To Learn List–and finding out that there was a worsted weight version of this fingering-weight blanket–got me motivated to go … Continue reading

Posted in blanket, choices, color palette, de-stashing, indie, knitting, organization, outside, preparation, yarn | 7 Comments

Fair-Isle the Easy Way

Been wiping out the WIP: self-striping socks thee past couple of days and I’m happy to report that this whole Regia yarn thing seems to be working! The only question now is which sock pattern(s) to rely on and whether … Continue reading

Posted in knitting, outside, Regia, self-striping, socks, WIP | 6 Comments

Border Leicester Lincoln Teeswater Part 2: A Wash!

As some of you know from my last post, I spent about a week in NY during which time I was gifted two fleece (is that plural??). Yes, two. Now, the problem for me is not the gifting . . … Continue reading

Posted in fleece, hacks, nature washing, outside | 1 Comment