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Knitting: Beret, Tam
Blackstone Avenue is a mossy, deeply textured lace beret. Classic and subtle, and requiring only one ball of yarn, it would make a quick and sophisticated gift for almost any wearer. Working in a lofty tweed yarn produces a beret which is lightweight, yet warm.
The interplay of textures – knitted lace against gathered velvet – lends richness and visual interest to this elegant bolster pillow. Inspired by the upstairs décor of saloons of yore, Bordello would make a stylish and supportive addition to your boudoir or sitting room.
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
This is a very stretchy bag, with a comfortable wide strap that won’t dig into your shoulder when you’ve got a big load of fruit or yarn or rocks. The yarn is machine washable and dryable, so if a tomato squishes it’s no big deal. The strap isn’t very long, which is intentional because I don’t like stretched out straps that leave the bottom of t...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
After years of knitting 150-yard hats out of the kind of yarn that comes in 200+ yard skeins, I had more than a few leftovers. I decided to make a quick, zippy hat out of my remainders, and so Malabrigo Motley was born. This is a great pattern for experimenting with color, so poke around and see what you’ve got.