midwest is best

Posted on 5 CommentsPosted in Bare Naked Wools, book reviews/events

there’s a new book in town—midwestern knits, a 13 pattern collection, curated and edited by knitwear designers Carina Spencer and Allyson Dykhuizen. the book—available in both digital-only and print + digital format (use the first link if you want it in your ravelry library), features original designs from Adrienne Larsen, Ann Weaver, Emily Ringelman, Hope Vickman, Jennifer […]

look who decided to show up

Posted on 16 CommentsPosted in Bare Naked Wools, designing, food and garden, projects

hey, remember me? do you recognize me? i know i’ve been terribly negligent; we’ve been very short-handed around here lately and i’ve been hard at work on myriad projects all at the same time. i feel like i talk about the monster that is our garden a LOT, so let’s start with knitting stuff and […]

pedal pusher

Posted on 16 CommentsPosted in patterns, projects

as i sit up in my office on the second floor of our house, i can’t help but notice that in the cooled evening air, there is a scent of dried leaves that adds a definite note of the autumn weather to come. i’m also laughing my head off every time i think about the photo […]

mayan puzzle

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with hints of crisp weather in the evening air and a big yarn sale starting tomorrow on our legacy breakfast blend DK (fingering too!), we all agreed this would be the perfect time to open pattern sales for my mayan puzzle jacket. this design has been trying to get out of my head and onto paper ever since i published the […]