Simple Striped Beanie

March 6, 2018By Andi

Back in October, when I was in New Zealand, after I finished knitting a quick chunky shawl, I realized that vacation knitting was a good time to knit myself some new accessories, so I bought two skeins of Zealana Cozi in Wellington and started a simple striped beanie. I haven’t knit myself new accessories in … Read More

New Zealand Visit Part 2

March 1, 2018By Andi

Welcome to Part 2 of the trip to New Zealand I took last October. You can read Part 1 here if you missed it. —————- Although I had stayed in Auckland for a few nights at this point in my trip, I hadn’t spent much time around the city, so Jamie and I spent Friday … Read More

New Zealand Visit Part 1

February 27, 2018By Andi

About a year ago, my friend Jamie and her husband Kevin moved to New Zealand on a year-long visa, and in October of 2017, I went to visit them! I shared a ton of my trip on Instagram, but I never got around to blogging about it, so this is Part 1 of an extremely … Read More

Planning My New Pink Cardigan

February 21, 2018By Andi

For almost a decade, I’ve been keeping sketchbooks with potential ideas. I have far too many ideas to follow through on any single one as it pops into my brain, so I jot them down and revisit them when I have time. Some get reworked over and over until I get the combination of details … Read More

Tension Troubles

January 11, 2018By Andi

Oh, gauge! It can be a challenge for many knitters, but for a very long time, it was easy for me. Knit or purled, flat or in the round, it was effortless for me to be consistent, and beyond my initial swatches to find the right needles, I didn’t have to give it much thought. … Read More