Comforts of Home

Today marks day 56 of social distancing, quarantining and staying safe at home. I’m thankful for so many things right now, but this time hasn’t been easy. I’ve been finding comfort in little things that I have control over: delicious food, a cozy space and making all the things. Are you even in quarantine if … Continue reading Comforts of Home

Cable Studies

This post is a bit different from my usual “patterns”. The more I delve into knitting patterns, the more I realize that my pattern writing is seriously lacking. They help me recall projects, although a more experienced writer would cringe. But I digress… I’d really just like to share some of the new cables I’ve learned … Continue reading Cable Studies

Big Blanket

Well, it’s been quite a while since I last blogged; mostly due to the fact that it’s summer time and I rarely bring out the yarn in the summer. As I was sitting around today spending some quality time with Netflix, as I do (it’s Saturday…), I realized I have so many projects tucked away … Continue reading Big Blanket

Brioche Scarf

Brioche stitch, where have you been all my life? Dramatic? Maybe, but I’m seriously obsessed with this stitch. I have a confession to make: I often browse the knits in stores and try to dissect them. Without looking like a nut, I try to figure out how it was achieved, and the brioche stitch was … Continue reading Brioche Scarf

Garden Beanie

When winter ended, I swore I was going to venture away from hats. They are like my unavoidable safety net of knitting. Besides, everyone I know is tired of receiving hats. I don’t even save my knit goods for gift-giving occasions anymore. “Happy Thursday, have a hat.” Somebody stop me. So what makes this a … Continue reading Garden Beanie

Linen Cowl

I recently discovered the one stitch to rule them all. A stitch that can make even an amateur like me look like a pro: The linen stitch. I have a feeling that everything I make from here on out will be made from this stitch. Well, not actually, but I will use it until I … Continue reading Linen Cowl