Meanderings – on yokes

Love a good top-down yoke sweater, but how to align all those motifs? This week I got a lesson in vertical alignment. When the yoke for a sweater I designed didn’t look quite right, I went back to the drawing board and discovered that combining motifs is more than just choosing what “looks good” together. […]

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meanderings – raglan lines

I love the idea of seamless construction. Wrapping up the knitting and being able to almost instantly wear a garment has definite appeal.. I wouldn’t say I dislike finishing, because I don’t, but it’s definitely not as much fun as knitting. The issue with seamless construction, particularly with a raglan, is that the increasing (for […]

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For never was a story of more woe…

No, not really.  That is the beginning of a quote from the ending of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and my tale is a little happier. Last week, I released Vexillum, a cabled lace shawl in Quince & Co. Finch.  I really loved working with Finch.  It had great twist, a wonderful palette (this color is a deep, […]

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