Spring is an amazing time full of viriditas – the irrepressible greening, growing power of nature. The richly textured pattern on this delightful tip-to-tip shawlette reminds us of the abundance of moss and leaves and trees and all the growing things so full of life here in the Pacific Northwest in spring. Celebrate the season (and your favorite luxury sock …
Cracklin’ Rosie makes me smile, and so does this awesome and squishy cowl. In fact, I think even Neil Diamond would agree that it’s a beautiful and wearable accessory.
Zig and zag your way through this fun project. This hat is a little bit slouchy and a lot bit fun to knit. The added bonus is that it’s completely reversible – the reverse-stockinette look is the one you are actually knitting. It only uses about 200 yards of a heavy sport to DK-weight yarn, and looks great with a …
You’ll be singing in the rain, too, when you’re wearing this fun and flirty shawlette chock-full of short-rows and mesh lace.
This squishy, loopy, fabulous cowl screamed “creature of the sea” to me. It’s big enough to be worn as an over-the-shoulder cape-y type of thing, or wear it doubled for warmth and style.
There is just something about linen stitch and hand-dyed yarn – the way the stitch plays with color is remarkable. This simple scarf lets you play with that special skein in your stash that you’ve been dying to showcase.
Garter stitch and rustic yarns are always a knitting win, so the Rustic Shawl was born.
This is the perfect little project to work on while enjoying all that Oregon Wine Country has to offer. The bobbles are reminiscent of ripe grapes, and once you are familiar with the cadence of the pattern, you barely need to pay attention, and can concentrate on the sights and flavors around you.
Whip up a pair of fingerless mitts, some full-on mittens, or a cowl. Each pattern takes less than 150 yards of worsted-weight yarn, so any of the three is a quick project. Together, they’re a perfect set.
This light and airy scarf reminds me of picket fences and neatly pruned boxwood hedges on, let’s just say, a bucolic country lane in a Jane Austen novel. Beads on each edge give it the pleasant sparkle of conversation with neighbors met on a balmy summer evening’s stroll… Or, snapping back to reality, it calls to mind more… dynamic… city …
A little bit girly, a little bit utilitarian, this shawlette embodies my absolute favorite combination, knit-wear-wise: texture plus sweetness.
Crisp twisted ribbing plus squishy garter stitch equals a really pleasing little pair of fingerless mitts. Made in a long-color-changing gradient yarn, these are super-special.