laight street.

I finished the Laight Street Wrap a little less than a year ago. And I absolutely adore it. I followed the pattern from Kristen Kapur of Through the Loops to a T–right down to using the zinc colorway of the luxuriously soft Malabrigo Yarn Twist. But for some reason, I’ve failed to photograph it orContinue reading “laight street.”

xmas gifted, #2.

One of my closest friend’s, Mack, is downright one of the most fun people to knit for because she looks amazing in just about anything you give her (like here). What’s more, whimsy fits her well, so it felt very natural that I would whip up a pair of Through the Loops’ Reykjavik mittens asContinue reading “xmas gifted, #2.”

border lace, 11.5

Working the border of my Andrea’s Shawl from Through the Loops–this lace is so gorgeous and easy to memorize, I’m completely smitten. I’m using Knit Picks Shadow in Oregon Coast as the MC, and Basalt Heather as the CC, held double for mine. The fingering weight yarn creates this gorgeous ease–all inspired by this brilliantContinue reading “border lace, 11.5”

student KAL, 10.8

One of my students and I are doing the Through the Loops Mystery Sock KAL together for Socktoberfest. AB is using a variegated fingering from Knit Picks, and I’m using a solid navy fingering unlabeled I had laying in my stash–this will hopefully show AB how yarn selection changes the look, feel, and mood ofContinue reading “student KAL, 10.8”

gifted, 10.1

A very happy student of mine–who I gifted her first hanks ever–showing off this beautiful new yarn she’s a proud owner of! Ususally nicer yarns are sold bundled this way–so I bought her some fingering weight, handpainted yarn in a variegated blue colorway. She might use it for the Through the Loops Mystery Sock 2010Continue reading “gifted, 10.1”