Archive For August, 2011

Swatch therapy

By | August 15, 2011

The swatch therapy continues. The Merino Silk Lace from indigodragonfly blocked out beautifully: What you can’t really see in the photo is how the yarn glows. Or the wonderful way it feels—too decadent! Arguably, though, I should’ve used smaller needles, maybe 3 mm. At 3.5 mm, the fabric is a wee bit too airy. I […]

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By | August 11, 2011

I’ve had two weeks to think about it, and I’m just as certain as ever of two things: Sock Summit 2011 was a smashing success, and I was an utter idiot for agreeing to teach during every class session. Don’t get me wrong; the classes were great fun. I’m honored I had the chance to […]

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Across the pond

By | August 9, 2011

Guess what finally made it to the other side of the pond—Charts Made Simple, that’s what! It’s now available at and, with distribution help from Search Press, yarn shops throughout the UK. Whee! It’s taken months, but I’m thrilled it’s finally taken place.

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