168 Packing tape

The big reveal! River Severn sock pattern, by Jeny Staimen and yours truly, is live at knitty.com. You’ll find River Severn at knitty.com. Envisioknit is the charting software that rocks, and its developer, Jane, offers excellent customer support. It’s a hat. This is about as sexy an image of a…

167 Islands in the cream

Love the colourwork. One million ends! The all-important blocking photo. Cannot wait to knit the second Skyskrapa! Skyskrapa (rav) is off the needles, and OMG is so cute I can’t wait to make another one. I recommend the addition of back neck shaping to this garment. Suzanne Bryan has a…


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165 Time out

This week, I called time out and used my time out to remove seven projects from time out and complete them all. Worth it, but kinda not worth it, if you…

164 Milestones

Today I am all about the milestones, those points on the path that tell you you’ve arrived somewhere. Plus, I share some lessons learned on how to unlock the information contained…

163 Precious Objects

Grateful thanks. Ripping and reknitting and ripping and reknitting. Grime. And the black silk, for which I am actively soliciting ideas. This week I talked about the doors of one’s…