Archive For September, 2011

Contemporary Irish Knits

By | September 29, 2011

Have your heard? Carol Feller puts a new spin on traditional Irish knits in Contemporary Irish Knits, a collection of fresh and exceptionally wearable designs. My favorites are Tralee and Knockmore. Beyond the designs, the book also includes fascinating portraits of the three remaining mills in Ireland that produce yarn for hand knitters. Actually, discovering […]

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Suggestions, anyone?

By | September 8, 2011

As much as possible, I try not to whine on this blog. And when I wrote last week about having to rip back a sock, I didn’t think I was whining. After all, I didn’t mind ripping, and I did look forward to getting the leg the right length. Really, I was laughing at myself. […]

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Good news, bad news

By | September 2, 2011

Good news: I’m really digging a sock design I came up with just before Stitches Midwest. Any spare moment I had outside of class, I worked a few more rounds. Bad news: I went overboard on the leg. It’s a good inch longer than I usually make ’em. I don’t even have a good excuse. […]

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