Most knitters would probably agree that getting stitch gauge in your knitting is much more important than getting row gauge. I would have agreed with that until recently. Getting row gauge, or at least knowing the row gauge you are getting is just as important. This became very apparent to me while working on a… Continue reading Counting Rows
I am an artist, loving and honing my craft. And I was given an amazing gift at Christmas and last night. I am covered with goosebumps right now ~ and that is a very good thing. My brother-in-law has shared his love of music with me over the years and has introduced me to some… Continue reading An Artist’s Insecurity..
I am enjoying a really nice, quiet weekend, filled with lots of knitting, cooking, some cleaning, some writing, some bird watching. I’m loving every minute of it. This is what’s on the needles this weekend: #’s 3, 4 and 5 of the Shibui Knits FW15 Collection, a swatch for one of the next pieces and… Continue reading On The Needles…
The wait is over. Maai yarn is here and available for you to enjoy. And enjoy you will. I am in love with this yarn. As described on the Shibui Knits website: Maai ~ [mah-ah-ee] n. Japanese for interval, break or pause. Maai is an entirely luxurious blend of 70% superbaby alpaca and 30% merino… Continue reading Maai Is Here!!
Some pretty exciting things have been transpiring in my knitting/designing life lately. I apologize for not being more consistent in my writing. I am making it a priority to keep the blog updated more regularly. I am currently working 3 days a week for Shibui Knits on the design team, designing, engineering, writing patterns, knitting… Continue reading Exciting New Things…
Knitting for me is like breathing. It’s something I have to do everyday. No exceptions. When I embarked on this journey of mine a few short years ago, I had no idea, not in my wildest dreams I would be where I am today. I had no idea I would actually be doing on a… Continue reading Living My Dream
Shibui Knits launched their new line of yarn this week and it is pure luxury. It is currently my favorite yarn. With a 48% silk, 36% wool and 16% cashmere content, it is a dream to knit with. It’s a beautiful lace weight yarn that knits up like a dream single, or when used double,… Continue reading Pebble ~ Pure Luxury