wip: striped noro.

I’ve made so many striped noros. They are a go-to when I need a fast knit that makes me feel accomplished in less than a week. Plus, I haven’t met a soul who doesn’t adore these scarves when gifted one. Jared Flood is a damn genius. Just another Noro Striped Scarf in Noro Silk GardenContinue reading “wip: striped noro.”

simmering sauce.

Weeknight eating can be tiresome. Home from work, no one to cook for but myself, I sometimes lack inspiration. This is one of my go-to meals on such nights; mum’s homemade tomato sauce–no frills, just plain, great, home-cooked taste–piled high on a bed of spaghetti. It looks plain gorgeous right before I hit it withContinue reading “simmering sauce.”

wip, umbrellas.

My Umbrellas cardigan is blocking out once before I finally add some sleeves. The pattern calls for a nice short, capped style, but it’s not really practical in Boston, given our weather most of the year, so I’m modifying it to include a full sleeve. Umbrellas is knit using Malabrigo Yarn Sock in cote d’azure for the mainContinue reading “wip, umbrellas.”

southwest socks.

Another pair of those perfect fit men’s ribbed socks. My guy loves these and so I try to make him a few pairs a year. These were inspired by the amazing colors of his southwest and our summer camping trip to the Grand Canyon and Lake Powell. Knit up using 1/2 a skein of MalabrigoContinue reading “southwest socks.”