Until recently, when I started listening to knitting podcasts and following knitters on Instagram, I didn’t realize that project bags for knitting were such a THING. When I was teaching knitting, I used a knitting bag, but it had a little bit of everything – […]
Month: November 2014
The inspiration to knit or even design your own piece can come from a variety of places: a scarf you see a friend wearing, a sweater for sale in an expensive store, art, nature, or, commonly, someone else’s Ravelry notebook. My latest inspiration? I want to dress my husband and son like Walter from Muppets Most Wanted.
I’ve already saved off an adult men’s shawl-collared cardigan advanced search in Ravelry. Then I realized I already knit my son a sweater very like one of Walter’s, the Fisherman’s Pullover by Lee Gant, two years ago. Somebody help me.
I recently finished Welcome to the Flock, an adorable baby cardigan by Julia Farwell-Clay. I saw a finished version in green in the Ravelry notebook of one of my friends and instantly fell in love. The pattern, available for download from Ravelry here, includes a matching […]
Yet another knitting store that has been right under my nose (so to speak), yet I’ve never visited. Second Story Knits is in Bethesda, Maryland, and I made a trip there on Columbus Day, October 13, 2014. Turns out it’s been there about 30 years, […]