A Bright Orange Shawl

It’s all done! Unfortunately the weather seemed to know that I was about to finish this shawl to wear on mild days.  We had a bit of a cold snap so now my heavier cowls that were too much a few weeks ago are perfect, and this shawl isn’t substantial enough. But at least it … Read More

Tis the Season for Orange Yarn

I didn’t go to Rhinebeck, but my friend Monica did, and I asked her to pick me up a skein of Miss Babs Yowza. I told her to surprise me with the color, and she clearly knows my taste! The color is called French Marigold. That same weekend was the Hazel Knits trunk show at the … Read More

Orange Cabled Pullover

It’s not blocked yet, but I’m declaring this one to be done! I’m waiting until the weather is a little less crazy before I block this so I can open the windows up and air out that wet wool smell. Today we had some lovely sideways rain. Then the rain went away, but the wind … Read More

Orange Update

I finished the body and today I’m hoping to get started on the sleeves. I haven’t worked out the math for those yet so I’m not sure if I’ll actually get to do any knitting today, but I’m hopeful. I like how the body turned out, but it’s not entirely what I planned. I was … Read More

Orange Cables

Do you craft when you’re sick? I had the flu and I barely touched any yarn for a week and a half. My crafty inspiration came back with a bang when I started feeling better and I’ve started swatching for a new sweater. I’ve always loved this cable from Barbara Walker’s Second Treasury of Knitting … Read More