I am completely hooked, I want to re-make my whole wardrobe, and I’d like to somehow travel back in time to make 1-year-ago-knitter-me start knitting garments. The Seashell Tank by Heather Zoppetti was an incredible first top to knit; I’ve struggled, I’ve adapted, and I’m a much better knitter for it. When I look back […]

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How to Survive Women’s Winter

Ah summer, the season where everywhere is slightly uncomfortable. Without a body of water or some breezy shade to sit in, outside is just a tad too warm and every building has somehow turned into a meat locker. This special time is often referred to as Women’s Winter. Us at the office this summer. via […]

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8 Reasons Britain Isn’t So Bad

It’s been over 200 years since the Revolutionary War, so hopefully I can say—without angering anyone—that Americans are definitely okay with Britain at this point. And the British have given us some pretty cool things (yes, more than fish and chips and Harry Potter)! There are actually a bunch of awesome British knitting things that […]

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Pattern of the Week: Lucy Sweater

A sweater for all occasions, the Lucy Sweater from knitscene Fall 2018 lets you move seamlessly from morning lounging to work to an evening out on the town. It’s the kind of sweater that actually makes me excited for chilly weather, even as I’m loving the sunshine and working in the garden. And it is […]

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knitscene Fall 2018: Felicity Sweater

Elegant and fun, the Felicity Sweater from knitscene Fall 2018 is one of my favorites in this issue. The front panel combines cables and a lace pattern designer Andrea Cull found in a Japanese stitch dictionary for an unconventional design I can’t wait to knit. But it’s the cables down the sleeves that brought it […]

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knitscene Fall 2018: Margot Top

I love the versatility of patterns like the Margot Top from knitscene Fall 2018. This top is a three-season-spanning wardrobe essential that you’ll love making—the colorwork and beautifully trendy herringbone are sure to delight any knitter. You have a lot of options when it comes to the colors you use in this top. Manos del […]

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knitscene Fall 2018: Greta Cardigan

The Greta Cardigan from knitscene Fall 2018 has stolen my heart. The cable excites, the stockinette soothes, and the pocket brings a smile to my face. Joan Forgione has gifted us a quintessential fall cardigan that uses a familiar silhouette but has a new and inspired design. My favorite element of this cardigan is the […]

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I could gush about Wool Studio Vol. 4 endlessly, but one pattern in the collection has truly captured my heart: the Maya Cardigan. The drape is stunning, the textured squares are unique, and the cardigan looks so cozy I can see myself refusing to ever take it off. If you haven’t heard of Norah Gaughan, […]

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My First Garment: The Seashell Tank

One lace doily down and hours of smooth-sailing stockinette to go! If you’ve been following my journey with the Seashell Tank you’ll remember the challenges I was facing with the lace panel. I will definitely take advantage of the lifeline option the next time I tackle a complicated lace project. Thank you all so much […]

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