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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl mimics the wings of a Rhiza laciniosa as depicted in Mémoires sur les lépidoptères. From a simple center to rippling detail. Rhiza is a genus of moth (don’t worry not the wool eating type).
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This pattern is ideal for using leftover fingering weight yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The name of the hat is CCC which is short for the Civilian Conservation Corps. The CCC was an effort to both provide employment and recreation during the Great Depression. They logged, fought fires, and built campgrounds. The bottom of the hat represents the decay of the roaring 20s while the top comes together in an attempt create order. The ph...
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl was inspired by a walk on the Highline in NYC. This is an unusual form of colorwork that utilizes wraps and passed-over wraps. Spuyten Duyvil was a stream at the north end of Manhattan.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This tam is inspired by the metal work from the Hallstatt and La Tene cultures from Iron Age Europe.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is the first of a series inspired by Portland’s parks and dyers within 300 miles of them.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is the matching hat for Bloomery.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Yarn - A very round lace (like Mithril or prairie) or light fingering (like aquae singles) are best to show off the cables.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This was designed for my aunt Kate and first knit by my mother…hence the name Sister Kate. (Not to mention it is an amazing song first published in 1915 and covered by the Ditty Bops.)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is second in a series of five crescent shaped shawls. Tiny beads add a little sparkle and weight to this ethereal lace. While the lace looks complex, it is not and follows a logical pattern and it has purl resting rows. (Beads are optional.)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Beanie, Toque