Despite having knit this sweater at the end of the summer (getting ahead on Christmas gifts!), I finally got around to wet blocking it this past weekend. Isn’t it a beauty? Tanis Lavallee has the best patterns; easy to follow, cool techniques, and beautiful end results. The Christmas in July sweater was no exception. IContinue reading “blocking | christmas in july.”
Literally–and figuratively! I decided to knit my nephew a Christmas in July sweater by Tanis Lavallee this July–and guess what? I’m gifting it to him for Christmas. It’s all come full circle. I decided to use up my Knit Picks Palette fingering yarn–which I have 100 hues of and is perfect for the little bitsContinue reading “christmas, wip.”
This is the third Frosted Alpine hat by Tanis Lavallee that I have completed. I love this hat more than any other baby hat I’ve made because it is perfect for a newborn, a toddler, and quite frankly, I’m thinking about making the adult version for my guy. It’s so versatile and quick. I canContinue reading “frosted alpine x 3.”
Some recent gifts, given to a co-worker for her first baby. This is the School Boy Vest by Tanis Lavallee, knit up using three different colorways of her gorgeous Tanis Fiber Arts Green Label Aran Weight–chris gray, lucky penny, and shadow. The baby socks were also knit using remnants of the chris gray colorway, andContinue reading “school boy vest and booties.”
Remember that French Braid Cardigan by Tanis Lavallee that I finished more than a year ago? Here’s finally a snap of the finished product, in haste. Attempts to take a better shot forthwith. For now, here’s another snap.