Tag: vest

Vintage Patterns for Classic Style

I love, love, LOVE old knitting books. Old VKs are a fave, but I’ll thumb through just about anything. (And I have the overflowing bookshelf in my studio to prove it.) Often you can find a stitch pattern, a silhouette, or a detail that will spark an idea.  Also, looking at vintage styles is a…

You – Out of the Pool!

Wow, I'm having a hard time getting this blog post off the ground. A few minutes ago, I had a couple of sad little paragraphs here, crabbing about life's circumstances, which have conspired the past couple of weeks to make things run less smoothly than usual in my little corner of the world.  Nothing really…

More recent FO’s

Here's some eye candy for ya:  a few FO's! Sari Silk bag:  this was knit from some recycled-sari silk yarn, although at this point I'm not sure exactly which manufacturer.  This major FO accomplishment started life as "Unbiased", a bag pattern from Knitty, Fall 2004. Unfortunately, mine was biased.  When I sewed the pieces together,…