family

owls & cupcakes.

I don’t usually post about more personal things but I wanted to share the wonderful shower that my sister-in-law and Mom held for James. They truly went above and beyond! K ordered some decorations off of Etsy, which looked beautiful on the cupcakes, glasses and mugs. The food was wonderful – the cupcakes especially, which… Continue reading owls & cupcakes.

cardigan · knitting

a workshop in yarn versus pattern.

I’m re-posting this because I had a good brainstorm with my sister-in-law about it. We decided that while the cream is nice, a blue might look better underneath just to neutralize, rather than highlight the cream in the yarn. She was right! I love the cardigan with this denim hued blue beneath it – I… Continue reading a workshop in yarn versus pattern.

yarn

preparation.

Amazingly, there has been some time to knit! Not a lot but some. I’ve been swatching up a storm to prepare for Fall knits – a jacket-like cardigan, an Aran weight pullover, a tweed cardigan and a gorgeous cabled cardigan. Left to right: Berroco Remix, Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool, Patons Classic Wool, Madelinetosh Pashmina From… Continue reading preparation.