My Finished Sunburst Cardigan

June 26, 2018By Andi

Remember when I was sharing a cardigan from sketch to sweater? I finished it way back in April, but I was so busy working on new things for fall that it got tossed in the button-and-block pile after I bound off, and I forgot to share it here! I’ve been working hard on having plenty … Read More

Winter and Spring Sewing

June 19, 2018By Andi

Earlier this year, I got it into my head that as a person who sews, I should know how to make pants. I rarely wear pants, but that wasn’t the point! So I picked out a pattern, Vogue 9189, and dove in. My first pair was bright orange and sadly too small. It turns out … Read More

Managing Loose Ends on Waters

June 11, 2018By Andi

The seamless construction of Waters requires a lot of breaking yarn, putting things on hold, and rejoining yarns. Throw in some stripes, and there are a lot of loose ends to wrangle in a slippery-slidey linen yarn. Unlike sticky wool, linen likes to squirm around, which means it’s surprisingly easy to lose an edge stitch … Read More

The OAL Begins + Waters Resources

June 1, 2018By Andi

The Outfit Along starts today! Cast on your knitting projects and start cutting out your fabric. I’m casting on my Waters today using the long-tail cast-on method. If you’re knitting Waters, here’s a list of previous blog posts that you might find helpful. Alternative Stripes for Waters 6 Things to Know About Knitting With Linen … Read More

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