knitting

mountains and vineyards.

For the past 10 days, we drove through the Rocky Mountain trench, down the Columbia Valley (to Cranbrook), to the East (Creston) and across the Kootney Lake ferry to the West Kootneys (Nelson and down to Castlegar), and across and up to the Okanogan (Kelowna/Vernon). We both love British Columbia and this type of trip… Continue reading mountains and vineyards.

knitting

twin leaves.

Dresses without a matching cardigan are usually in want of a matching cardigan, yes? Yes. Especially when the matching cardigan is leafy, graceful and “rich in texture, line, and openwork” (Barbara Walker’s A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns, p. 235). While flipping through Walker’s book one evening to find a leaf pattern for something else,… Continue reading twin leaves.