On my needles

1. The softest yarn EVER. 2. A new cardigan for Louella that is so ridiculously cute I want to knit it all the time. 3. A nice easy going test knit. And here’s sneaky peak no.2 … more info here.

A Seasonal Collection by Little Woolens ; Winter Hoodie

We sure have been talking about it for long enough, but Ashley and I have finally published the first of our patterns in our new collaboration Little Woolens. You probably know of Ashley’s great efforts on her blog and podcast Woolful, where she shares with us interviews from wonderful and …

A new hoodie for her

Many months ago I had fun with a little experiment in trying to exhaust a dye bath. Often with natural dyeing there is a little pigment left in the water and, when I can, I try to use it up, or “exhaust” the pot by dyeing other bits and pieces. …

Winner!

Turns out facebook makes it really hard to find out who has liked your page, maybe a good thing, but either way….with help from random.org the winner of my little 2015 giveaway is Sarah!! Congratulations! I will make sure to send you a free copy of every pattern I publish …

Nordic Wind KAL

In the little break I took between Christmas and New Years I worked on a selfish project – my Nordic Wind as part of the Woolful January KAL. This is a most satisfying and rhythmic pattern from cabinfour, and worked up with the wonderful Lopi farm yarn from Green Bow …