My OAL 2018 Supplies

May 24, 2018By Andi

Every year I say that I’m going to pick out my fabric and then pick out my yarn for my Outfit Along projects. Seattle has a limited number of good fabrics stores but tons of amazing yarn stores with diverse selections. It’s just so much easier to find yarn to match a fabric than it … Read More

Alternative Stripes for Waters

May 16, 2018By Andi

The simple shape of my new linen top pattern Waters opens up a lot of possibility for customization. The pattern features a two-color stripe sequence with a 1:3 ratio over 8 rows/rounds, and the stripe sequence can be easily swapped out for other ratios, color combinations, and textures. Here are five alternative stripe sequences and … Read More

Waters – A Linen Top Pattern

May 15, 2018By Andi

You might not have been able to guess it from all of my colorful projects, but I love black and white stripes. I own a bunch of store-bought striped pieces, but never knit my own until this year. Meet Waters, in my new striped linen top pattern! Waters is a simple shape, with a high … Read More

The 2018 Outfit Along

May 15, 2018By Andi

Knit a piece. Sew a piece. Make an outfit. June 1st-July 31st. The Outfit Along turns five this year! The Outfit Along is an annual craft-along thats pairs a sew-along with a knit-along to create a custom outfit. As with previous years, it’s co-hosted by me and Lauren from LLADYBIRD and will run June 1st … Read More

Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book Review

May 9, 2018By Andi

When Sterling Publishing asked me if I’d like a free copy of the latest edition of Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book for review, my answer was immediately, “Yes.” I think there are three essential types of books that every knitter should have in their library, and a good reference book is number one on … Read More