Category Archives: accessories

super sneak peek: get in touch with your inner flapper

Remember that little bit of swatching I posted a few weeks back? Well, it’s a lot more than just a swatch now. It’s a full on hat. Meet Imogene: The styles of the 1920’s were a big inspiration in creating … Continue reading

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Start to finish: Straight Maze hat

As I blogged last week, I’ve just had another pattern published, Straight Maze. You can find it in the Winter 2012 issue of Interweave knits. People often ask me “how do you go about getting a pattern published?”, and I … Continue reading

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get lost…in cables! (straight maze hat pattern)

Okay, that post title is a somewhat lame attempt at a pun. My apologies. But what’s not lame is that the preview for the Winter 2012 Interweave Knits is live! And, I am lucky enough to have had this awesome … Continue reading

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steam blocking miracle, or I <3 my iron

A while back I finished and blocked this hat, using the soak and lay out to dry approach: I wasn’t super happy with the results–my stitches still looked uneven and bumpy. I did another round of wet blocking and the … Continue reading

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two hat trick

As planned, I spent some time this weekend working on my double knit Shibui hat: In case you don’t already know, allow me to inform you that double knitting is indeed a slow process. Good thing the results in this … Continue reading

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Weekend revival

Well, hello Friday. You’re here at last. Time to get cracking on my weekend knitting plans. I’m anticipating that November is going to be full of sweatering, so this weekend I’m trying to get a few small things out of … Continue reading

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three’s charm (more cables, more hats)

It’s been a bit slow on the posting front around here lately, and will likely continue to be so for the next few weeks. I’m having one crazy summer, to say the least. I’m also working on several projects that … Continue reading

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the holiday hat

Remember how I went backpacking over Memorial Day? And I brought this blurry little piece of knitting? I then moved onto more pressing projects and left it alone for a while. But last week, on 4th of July, I found … Continue reading

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these days….

Just a few little in progress shots to share today: That mega-cable project from the other week? It’s multipart. And I’m breaking up the big yarn + big needles with a little mock cable swatching: Pretty, no?

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new knitscene = more cables

Friday afternoon I popped onto Twitter for a moment and what did I see? Preview for Fall Knitscene is up! knittingdaily.com/blogs/knitscenā€¦ — Lisa Shroyer (@LisaShroyer) June 22, 2012 Yes, a new issue of Knitscene is out and about. I love … Continue reading

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