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Knitting in South Africa: An Epic Adventure

Knitting in South Africa: An Epic Adventure

I just got back from a long vacation. It was glorious. Cape Town, South Africa, is a pain to get to, but once you’re there… oh, the joy. With gorgeous double ocean AND mountain vistas, tasty and cheap food, and interesting cultural and outdoorsy things […]

FO: Bootstrap Socks

FO: Bootstrap Socks

My first foray into Lara Neel’s excellent Sock Architecture book (and my seventh pair for 2015) were the Bootstrap socks. Why these socks now? Well, I heard about an idea that seemed fun, called the Personal Mystery Sock Club. You take sock yarn from your […]

FO: wee Cria

FO: wee Cria

Today for you I have a baby sweater that I knit and gave away more than a month ago: the wee Cria by Ysolda Teague. Some dear friends are expecting their second baby this month, and I wanted to get the sweater to them before […]

FO: Border Socks

FO: Border Socks

I’ve had Mary Jane Mucklestone’s Border Socks from Interweave Knits Fall 2011 in my queue since the magazine arrived three years ago. I showed them at that time to my husband, who said he’d wear in them in the designer’s colors… so they went into […]