Weekly Fave!

As I was looking through a recent fashion magazine (I think LouLou), I came across Lalo Cardigans, sold on the site Style Diplomacy. The Lalo brand was founded by twin sisters Lalo and Nina in 2012. They produce these immense, colorful, hand knit cardigans. What grabbed my attention was a pink, faux fur cardigan sold…

Weekly Fave!

I’m not the biggest fan of mittens. They are for warmth and a more casual fashion look. I remember seeing a man walk into an elegant restaurant with a black wool trench coat and mitts; he had ruined the silhouette! However, I love these charming mittens; the elegant curly wool cuffs bump classic mittens up…

Fixing A Small Hole In Your Favorite Knit

Recently a friend asked if I could fix a hole in a fine gauge sweater she had purchased on-line. I have mended many items and was up for the challenge. I felt a post would be helpful, as many small holes in your projects are certainly fixable with good results. Steps to Fixing a Small…

Weekly Fave!

I know what this time of year does for us knitters and crafters – you want to make all your gifts, but you don’t have the time. So this Weekly Fave! is different, not a knitted project, but hand woven scarves and shawls by the artisans of Manos del Uruguay. These beautiful merino/silk pieces can…

Weekly Fave!

A beautiful, gansey inspired classic, shawl collar sweater designed by Bristol Ivy, which I noticed on Fringe Association. I love the textured pattern stitch that continues into the shawl collar. This pattern can be found at Ravelry. Bristol Ivy has her own site, and also designs for Brooklyn Tweed.