Corona Bunny

I knit a pink stuffed bunny a long time ago for a baby-to-be, and I always planned to knit another one for me and my family. I had used a pattern that wasn’t especially fun to knit and that had required a lot of sewing. This time around, I used a far better pattern, and…

Fleesensee Hat

KAL’s are almost always an impetuous undertaking for me. Typically I plan my knits well in advance, but then sometimes certain lately sprung KAL’s are all too tempting. And hey, when you have the yarn already on hand, why not join in? Meet the Fleesensee hat by Verena Cohrs of The Wool Club. (Fleesensee is…

Sophie’s Handspun Windschief

When Tour de Fleece came around this year I wanted to spin in solidarity with other fiber enthusiasts around the world, though I was too late to sign up for a team. My hands were already full with knitting commitments, but I made time to spin one of the many rovings (and tops and rolags)…

A Revamp of the Cupid’s Mix Beanie, Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

A few weeks ago I suddenly realized I had not seen my daughter’s Cupid’s Mix beanie in many months.┬áIn angst I up-heaved her room, searched through all my knits and combed the house. The beanie was nowhere. It goes without saying that a replacement was in order. I quickly contacted Carol of Havirland Yarns and…

Peach Melba Oceana Hat

I knit this Oceana hat for two reasons: Look at that beautiful diamond mesh stitching! The pattern is a winner. The pattern author, Cali (Willoughby Way Designs and @throwstyler on Instagram), is donating all of the pattern proceeds to the organization Oceana, which works to preserve the world’s oceans. Needless to say, whenever a fabulous…