side effects

Posted on 22 CommentsPosted in designing, projects

(i know—it’s just a taste; there’s a lot more to be viewed when the pattern is released) the thing about knitting lots of lace is that most often i am working with subtle variegates or nearly-solid yarn. i have stuff that is more boisterous though, and periodically, i realize that i am using the noisy, […]

i’m not kidding

Posted on 65 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls

ummm, where’d that come from? heh. yes, well. i sat down last evening to swatch that cashmere/silk yarn the


Posted on 12 CommentsPosted in designing, food and garden, projects

these are the gorgeous plants my friend debbieKnitter has only been extolling it’s virtues (wears like iron, steve loves it, etc) to me for over a year now. and i’ve only had this yarn in my stash about the same amount of time. so long in fact, that briar rose no longer carries it (there […]

fiddlehead scarf

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the light today vacillated wildly from yellow green reflected by raindrops to yellow green reflected to broad sun—we fit right in with this next little nothing. a pretty, easy-to-knit piece with a sweet lace motif. even the wrong side looks right. shown here in sweet pea, from kim at click here to view the product […]