striped tosh.

It was chilly enough here in Boston today to wear my Ladies Striped Raglan sweater designed by Jane Richmond. You may remember I finished it last summer–but I believe this is only the second time I’ve worn it. The espadrilles shocking pink is really perfect for spring and summer and is making me want toContinue reading “striped tosh.”

striped raglan.

I finished this basic top down striped raglan by Jane Richmond in August and am finally snapping some photos of it. I have yet to wear it, but love the fit. Some modifications I made: the striping sequence is 14 rows in the main color and 3 rows in the contrasting, no waist shaping forContinue reading “striped raglan.”

striped pullover.

For some reason, I never actually, in all my years of knitting, have made a really simple, straight forward, top down raglan sweater in stockinette. I’ve started a million; never finished, frogged, and started something different, favoring sleeve details or fair isle motifs or cardigans. Until now. Using Jane Richmond’s Ladies Classic Raglan Sweater, IContinue reading “striped pullover.”

sweater schematics, 7.24

  I’ve finished the gorgeous Amiga Cardigan (with a few slight mods) in some amazing natural Louet Euroflax Wet Spun Linen, and whilst its blocking (photos of the finished garmet forthcoming), I have begun the process of casting on for a new sweater. I’ve already got one other on the needles, but its a lengthyContinue reading “sweater schematics, 7.24”

Box o’ modely snaps?

My best friend from college, Jessica “Mim” George, dropped this glorious snap of herself wearing my Marian was my Grandmother cowl in my inbox while I was on vacation for the past week. What a glorious item to await me upon my arrival home! I adore seeing Kraftworkin’ objects with their rightful owners. The MarianContinue reading “Box o’ modely snaps?”

Double Fail?

Recently I completed two cowls–neither of which I totally fell in love with….on me! They looked so stunning in Ravelry, I had to knit them up immediately. Then when they were finally done blocking and I was able to wear them, I decided they looked blah on me and thought I might gift them out.Continue reading “Double Fail?”