A New Project – Kashmiri Shawl

It's time to fulfill my wish of knitting a lace shawl after the (un)fashionably delayed completion of my Amherst Sweater knit! Since my sister and I have still not zeroed in on a project for her, I started on a shawl for me (or for Mom if she likes it when I'm done.) I'm now … Continue reading A New Project – Kashmiri Shawl

WIP – Amherst Cardigan

(The title was a giveaway but...) It's decided - the Amherst Pullover is going to be a cardigan in my hands. I've made the pattern modifications from pullover to cardigan, and have calculated the amount of yarn required with my gauge. And guess what, it looks like the yarn I have barely covers it. Not … Continue reading WIP – Amherst Cardigan

Ridged sideways hat

I had this beautiful skein of yarn that I wanted to make into a hat, highlighting its colors. I've made a lot of hats the usual way (knit round and round), quite a few with variegated yarn, and the colors finally look all mixed and splotchy. Of course, some color combinations look good that way, … Continue reading Ridged sideways hat