Sky Ladder

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ah, Sky Ladder, the pattern that everyone flipped over in Bare Naked Knitspot 2012. Why? Well who couldn’t fall for this little baby wrapped in a natural colored handknit! But truly, I think it’s because the pattern had options for everyone. It’s a scarf a wrap a baby blanket and yes, a throw. Clubbies that were […]

botanical knits

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fellow knitwear designer alana dakos is in the process of publishing her third book, this one a collection of garments and accessories inspired by plant life, entitled botanical knits. leaves, vines, berries, and branches twine over and travel across the surfaces of  twelve pretty pieces—four sweaters, fingerless mitts, hats, scarves, and socks. the color palette […]

so close

Posted on 14 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, projects

heh, i’m not sure what happened but somehow my camera decided that all the photos today will be square instead of rectangular. we love variety, right? so, i’m just about finished knitting this DK weight shawl in the morning smoke color (currently on backorder) of our breakfast blend DK, but i just couldn’t keep my eyes open […]

Wearin’ O’ the Green

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To continue the year of “firsts,” this week was Baby Knitspot’s 1st St Pat’s. Well, since being out of the womb. If you remember last year’s post, he celebrated quite a bit! This is my favorite holiday and fortunately Matt’s too. Anne was in town last week and we worked quite a bit together. But […]