Weekly Fave!

If you have a couple of skeins of Rowan’s Kidsilk Haze lying around, or other lace weight mohair, this is a lovely option for its use. It is light as air, making it a great travel piece. A favorite from Churchmouse Yarns.

My Favorite Sites

If you’ve been reading Knitting Unplugged for awhile, you may have figured out which sites and blogs I tend to be drawn to. There are so many great sites, but it is easy to become overloaded with information, and it’s not humanly possible to keep up with them all. The following sites/blogs are the ones…

Weekly Fave!

Vogue Knitting has introduced an Early Spring Issue for 2016; now it is a bimonthly magazine. I find this loose fitting, linen, lace and cable hooded jacket from this issue a beautiful addition to a summer wardrobe.

Weekly Fave!

What a great idea! The perfect wrap/shrug with cuffs no less; easy to slip on when there is a chill in the air. “Flying Squirrel” found on Ravelry and mentioned as a favorite on Fringe Association.

My Favorite Multi-Purpose Cast-On

The Double Cast-On The foundation row of a knitted fabric is called the cast-on row. This row provides the base upon which rows of stitches are built. There are many ways to cast on stitches, but my favorite and the one I use most often is the double cast-on, also known as the long tail…

Weekly Fave!

Nothing beats the simplicity of garter stitch, and used in this pattern adds enough detail to make it look “handmade” not “homemade”. A perfect beginner project, or for the experienced knitter, from the designers at Purl Soho.

Weekly Fave!

A few weeks ago Alicia in “The Good Wife” was wearing an airy, mohair tunic over a camisole, and I thought what a great casual look for spring/summer. So I added this idea to my journal as a potential project. Amazingly, as if my thoughts were heard I came across this mohair tunic pattern available…