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WIP Wednesday: POP Blanket

Shh, I know it’s Tuesday. For once, I’m ahead of schedule! I’ve been watching Zoolandia, the Yarn Garage‘s Shop Hop pattern on which I collaborated with Stephen West, rocket up the Ravelry charts all the way to #1 on the “What’s Hot” list. It’s free through April 21st so jump on it. I know this is probably old hat for… Read more →

Resolution Check In

We’re 1/4 of the way through the year now (HOW DOES THIS HAPPEN?!) and here’s how I’m doing on New Year’s resolutions: Blog schedule: F (Self-discipline, where you at?) Knit from my stash: C- (I didn’t have any self-striping yarn for my POP Blanket, so sue me.) Finish all the things I cast on: B+ (I had a Realism Day… Read more →

New Pattern: Alice

It was the color, really, that struck me first. Madelinetosh called it “Button Jar Blue” but I couldn’t stop holding it up with “Sea Salt” and seeing Alice’s dress in Alice and Wonderland. Eyes wide, grasping the two skeins, I told Nancy Wynn‘s class exactly how I envisioned this shawlette happening (I swear, they were interested). And then, it did.… Read more →

WIP Wednesday: Op-Art Socks

My dear and wise husband gifted me with a Barnes & Noble gift card for Christmas and with it, I purchased Stephanie van der Linden’s Op-Art Socks. I love the crazy patterns and color play in this book! The optical illusions are so trippy and I’m actually excited to try several of them, in spite of never identifying as a… Read more →