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Rhinebeck!

Rhinebeck was, naturally, glorious. The trees were beautiful, our CustomFit meet-ups were super fun, I signed some books (which still gives me a thrill), and I spent some fantastic down time with dearly-missed friends. …And since karmic balance is a real thing, I came home with one of the worst colds I’ve had in years.  Continue Reading

Sweater Week: Featherweight Fabric!

It’s the final day of Sweater Week (to go back to the beginning, click here), and today I want to talk about fabric – specifically, fabric as it relates to the CustomFit Featherweight cardigan. Since CustomFit builds your Featherweight specifically to suit your gauge, you can make your CustomFit Featherweight in any yarn, and any  Continue Reading

Sweater Week: Stonington

For the last sweater release of Sweater Week, I wanted to share something that makes me think of New England fall. Meet Acorn Trail’s little sister, Stonington: Stonington started with a yarn, and a desire to create a sweater similar to Acorn Trail, but that was simpler to knit. The yarn is Harrisville WaterSHED. Watershed  Continue Reading

Sweater Week: Featherweight

It’s no secret that I love the process of helping knitters achieve sweater nirvana – i.e., a garment that fits well, and that they love to wear. I feel incredibly lucky to be able to do what I do. And it always gives me a particular thrill when I’m helping them start with someone else’s  Continue Reading

Sweater Week: Hakone and Bridgefield

Today in Sweater Week news, I get to share the results of a partnership with one of my favorite yarnies: Spirit Trail Fiberworks. I don’t remember exactly when I was introduced to Jennifer’s yarns (maybe a sock exchange in 2006?), but I’ve been an avid fan ever since. And above all other bases, I love  Continue Reading

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