done and done

Posted on 14 CommentsPosted in Bare Naked Wools, designing, food and garden, lace/shawls

isn’t that a sight? this was the beautiful view from my window as we took off from newark last tuesday evening on my way home from ottawa. just look at that streak of sky with the last of the sunset—gorgeous. before i get into the nitty gritty of my week, i just want to give a […]

Rejoice, Spring is Here, Finally

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Lovely spring bouquet created from flowers picked by Anne from around the garden on Thursday. Good grief, the doldrums of winter seems to have finally abated, of course I speak of the endless winter, of which seemingly was going on and on. Huge globules of spring snow were falling on April 2, quite beautiful, but out […]


Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in Bare Naked Wools, book reviews/events, designing, lace/shawls

many thanks to the ottawa knitting guild for hosting me this past weekend; what a treat to visit the capitol of canada. our weekend was jam-packed with classes on everything from yarn to technique to sweater fitness—a really well-rounded program. everyone worked very hard (i am constantly awestruck with the diligence of knitters who take three […]

ensemble mania

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it’s crunch time around here as we pull within two weeks of our spring ensemble release and the last few samples are arriving at knitspot HQ. today’s featured design is a variation on the illas cíes pullover i showed you a couple of weeks ago—actually, it’s a marriage of that design and my beloved ivar cardigan, with […]