a weekend’s worth

Posted on 37 CommentsPosted in designing, projects

apropos of nothing really, while taking photos for today’s post i realized that i’m currently knitting with the widest array of colors i’ve had on the needles in a long time (and that’s not even all of them in that photo). my knitting projects are pretty well spanning the rainbow right now, which for some […]

tottering cables

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a little lace never hurt a guy, right? especially when hidden inside an adorably staggering cable. those little eyelets perform an important job in these sturdy socks, too, keeping the fabric soft, supple, and breathable. knit up in a yummy, squishy yarn, these socks are appealingly cozy for the chilly months ahead and at the […]

there was knitting and spinning, too

Posted on 19 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, designing, projects, spinning and fiber

one of the best things about our yearly rhinebeck trip is the crazy amount of knitting and spinning we get to do, despite our busy social schedule during the weekend. because, thankfully, it is completely socially acceptable to whip out one’s knitting (or spinning) over coffee, cocktails, snacks, or while traveling, chatting, and waiting. everyone […]

fabulous rhinebeck

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with david’s help, beckie, kim and i piled all of our luggage into the car last thursday morning and set out on our 2009 rhinebeck adventure. the weather reports for the weekend weren’t all that promising, but it’s not about being discouraged by the weather. we had great success (and many laughs) with my new […]