Lightweight Pullover, Socks, Stash Busting

Transitional sweaters. New sock designs. Extraordinary stash busting!

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In the Shadow

  Participating in a dialogue about race and equality is one of the hardest things a community can do. Understatement aside, the effort it takes to just get everyone in the same room can be a monumental effort, getting people to actually speak is even harder. Me? I like to be quiet, often falling into…

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Spill

I’m new to the Word of the Year challenge. I found out about it last year and started following the hashtag on Instagram. It’s so fascinating to see how a word turns into a theme that lasts the entire year. I finally decided to commit to a word, and to be open to the interpretation…

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Resolutions in Yarn

I really am not fond of New Year’s resolutions. To me, it seems a bit backwards to wait until the dead of winter to start “the game changers”, especially if your goal or resolution has been something that you’ve been mulling over for months. I’m the sort that when I realize I need to make…

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Cloud Escape

I decided to really get into winter knitting this year. I usually only manage one or two sweaters every winter, and I don’t have a chance to enjoy them for more than a few weeks before it’s time to pack them away. This is due to me┬ábeing so dead set on doing Christmas presents for…

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Knitting Pays the Bills

Part 3 of From the Other Side: Knitting in the Mission Field to come soon! Before I moved to KC, I decided that I had to continue working at a yarn shop in some capacity. I loved the work too much not to seek it out. I called around to several of the yarn shops…

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Guilds, Waterlilies, and Endless Sweaters

While I work on part 2 of “From the Other Side: Knitting in the Mission Field” I decided to throw out a little update on my other knitting pretties. I’ve discovered the knitting community in Kansas City, it is prosperous and delightful. Specifically, I’ve tapped into the local knitting guild, Sunflower Knitting Guild. There were…

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Wednesday WIPS- Woven Together

A post about entrelac knitting, newly married life, and a new knitting community

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WIP Monday- Pont Neuf!

Sometimes we all need a little opulence, a little oh la la, a little…silk. I present to you, Pont Neuf by Emily Wessel. A seamless knit, raglan sleeve cardigan with a picked up lace panel front. My yarn of choice? KFI Luxury 100% Mulberry silk *shudder*. It’s like knitting…well it’s like knitting silk. Fabulous. This…

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