finish line | striped tweed.

This sweater was such a fast knit. A modified Tea with Jam and Bread in Brooklyn Tweed Shelter cast iron and fossil. I did a split hem at the bottom and I finished the sleeves last night, so all it needs is a good blocking. Finished snaps soon. What are you making this fall forContinue reading “finish line | striped tweed.”

wear | merrifield sweater.

I finished my Merrifield Sweater by Pam Allen back in May, and today is the first time I’m actually wearing it out in the world (to my job). I’m loving the fit, which is unusual for me–usually, I never wear my hand knit sweaters because the sleeves are too long, or too short, or theContinue reading “wear | merrifield sweater.”

wip | striped.

I decided I wanted to make myself a basic charcoal and white striped sweater. I’ve made a version of the Tea and Jam and Bread sweater before, loved the fit but ultimately gifted it to my mum, and decided I wanted a version for myself. The thing I love about this sweater is it canContinue reading “wip | striped.”

cook | saffron pasta with zoodles.

Man! This dish! A new one I tried twice this late summer and definitely one to go in my regular rotation mostly because zucchini are plentiful and you can get them any season and not notice a lesser quality like tomatoes, for example. This pasta recipe using a combiation of bucatini and zoodles (that’s zucchiniContinue reading “cook | saffron pasta with zoodles.”

f.o. | peyote bead church key.

I love making these bottle openers for wedding gifts. They are really perfect–something most people need, but also not on a registry and unique to me. You aren’t getting more than one peyote beaded bottle opener at your shower, are you? I completed this matte bead one back in early August, as a gift toContinue reading “f.o. | peyote bead church key.”

wip | coffee cross stitch.

I worked pretty feverishly on this cross stitch back in August. And for some reason, I lost steam. This little chart of different kinds of coffee drinks and the components that make them will eventually be art for my kitchen. Or I’ll gift it off to a friend. Consider this a push to finish thisContinue reading “wip | coffee cross stitch.”

f.o. | finger knit necklace.

I’ve always wanted to take a stab at finger knitting, but no projects screamed out to me. Until PurlBKnit’s Brandi Harper and her brilliant finger knitted necklaces with gorgeous t-shirt yarns, sold in kits, no less. This was such a quick and instantly gratifying make. It took about five minutes for a million compliments onContinue reading “f.o. | finger knit necklace.”