60 Quick Luxury Knits

Diamond Lattice Scarf by Leila Jacob  from 60 Quick Luxury Knits, published by Sixth&Spring Books. Photography by Jack Deutsch and text copyright © 2014 by Sixth&Spring Books. Used by permission. 60 Quick Luxury Knits comes out in August, and features one of my patterns! Well, I say features, really includes. Very likely coming to a bookstore near you!

Doctor Who Scarf

I’ve been wanting to knit Tom Baker’s classic scarf ever since I learned there were doctors before Christopher Eccleston, but I wanted to do it right, and I couldn’t justify spending that much for yarn. Until recently, when a family friend commissioned one for her husband’s anniversary present. The pattern I followed can be foundContinue reading “Doctor Who Scarf”

Completion is a Pretty Nice Change

I actually finished my sweater. Here it is, free of loose ends and finally wearable.   I’m pretty proud of it. It’s not perfect, but I think I can look past its flaws and actually wear and enjoy it. Seven years ago, when I was just starting to knit, I would look at sweaters andContinue reading “Completion is a Pretty Nice Change”

Weaving in Tails; Why is it so Daunting?

I was looking through my knitting corner of shame (previously the closet of failure), and found the sweater I was working on last Fall. I thought it would be half finished, but actually I did everything but weave in the tails. It has a neckline and everything, but I left it abandoned on top ofContinue reading “Weaving in Tails; Why is it so Daunting?”