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Sea Smoke

October 5, 2016

A little late to the party again, seems like I am always playing catch up! However, Quince and Co just released a beautiful pattern collection, Sea Smoke, and I want to add all of the patterns to my ever increasing queue. They are each a lovely mix of modern and traditional that would make a wonderful addition to anyone’s wardrobe. The Finna is  …   Read More »

Byway KAL Meet Up 4

September 30, 2016

Yesterday was the final meet up of the A Verb for Keeping Warm Byway Knit-a-Long. While I am sad that this is the end of our weekly gathering, I loved every minute of it. It has been a wonderful experience to see everyone try something new, and learn together. I can only speak for myself but I feel much more confident about my knitting ability than  …   Read More »

Sweaters on My Mind

September 26, 2016

We may be in the middle of a heat wave here in California, but it is officially fall and I have sweaters on my mind! Fall just might be my favorite season! I love layers, scarfs, and sweaters, all of which, I get to drag out as soon as there is the tiniest chill in the air. I dream of creating my own fuzzy sweaters. Yet I’m still too chicken  …   Read More »


September 17, 2016

I want to take a moment to obsess over Brooklyn Tweed’s Quarry. I love Brooklyn Tweed. I love the texture, the colors, how airy the yarn is, basically everything. Every time I wander into a yarn shop I am drawn to the Brooklyn Tweed section. I never buy their yarn for projects though. I tried once when I was just beginning a few years ago and I kept  …   Read More »

Byway KAL Meet Up 2

September 15, 2016

Second group meet up was today! I got through my first cable. It was easier than I thought it would. I’m so glad I waited, now I have the confidence to power ahead on my own. I know it’s early yet in this project, but it is so exciting to have made it this far. I’m loving the pattern, and my scarf so far.   …   Read More »

Round Up Old Projects

September 12, 2016

I have the knitting bug this week! I’m so antsy, I need to knit something! I knitted as far as I dared on my own on the Byway Scarf. I reached the first cable section and decided to wait until this week’s meeting at A Verb for Keeping Warm. I’ve never successfully cabled and I would love some hand holding. This leaves me needing a project. I  …   Read More »

Let The Knitting Begin

September 8, 2016

Today was the first day of the A Verb for Keeping Warm Byway Knit-a-Long. I’m was thrilled to get out, learn a new pattern, and meet some lovely ladies. This pattern is absolutely beautiful! In fact, lets just take a moment to appreciate how stunning Jared Flood’s new book Woolens is. I love every single project in this book. I want to work on  …   Read More »