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Best-Laid Plans

We had the summer all mapped out, my family and I. We’d move just after school let out, and then have a couple of weeks at our new home before I left for the super-awesome Super Summer KniTogether and a visit to my family in Maine. Nothing too close together, a busy summer for sure,  Continue Reading

Surreal, in two flavors

Squam was every bit as magical as I had imagined. It was so glorious, everything felt a little surreal. We breathed deep, and sank into peace, quiet, and the presence of fellow makers. My students were amazing, and the whole weekend was such a lovely island in time. And then it was back to a  Continue Reading

Sweater Tech Talk: Hips and Fit

Thanks for your enthusiastic response to the Summer Sweater KAL, here and on Ravelry! I’m crazy excited to get started on my tank, but first I need to finish this: Luckily, the schedule at Squam seems to build in a lot of down time, so I’ll have some nice quiet hours this weekend to work  Continue Reading

Year of Sweaters, Installment 1: The Summer Sweater KAL

Cardipalooza is officially over today, with many incredible new (perfectly-fitting!) cardigans making their way through the world. Our own progress was more varied; Amy finished, Lauren got bogged down in miles of fingering weight black Stockinette (Amy here – I’m wincing just typing that), and Jackie is plowing through her sweater after some slow starts.  Continue Reading

Cardipalooza pattern: Cushing Isle

After the madness of knitting all of the book sweaters, and the travel of this spring, I was looking forward to cardipalooza like nobody’s business. A sweater just for me? Sign me up! Of course, it didn’t hurt that I had a sweater’s worth of Clara Parkes’ new Cormo 1.0 colors waiting for my needles.  Continue Reading

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