Beret Easy!

I cast on for this last weekend. It was a really quick knit! Yarn: Austermann Inca Colour in black. Needles: Addi Turbos 3mm. Pattern: Here it is! I have also been working on Backyard Leaves from ‘Scarf Style’. I am using Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Chunky and it is just delicious. Look at those leaves pop! […]

It’s always a good time for hats!

The big green thing is done! Words cannot express how glad I am about this… but knitting can. A celebration worthy only of a beret The yarn is Austermann Inka, 80% alpaca, 20% pure wool, and is squishy and soft. It is knitting up into a really nice, firm fabric on 3mm needles. This is […]

Evening Knitting Classes

I love teaching the sweater design classes at This is Knit. However, I often feel like I am racing to provide as much information as I possibly can and I think it can be a lot to take in all at once. So I’ve decided to run a course of evening classes in sweater knitting […]


That’s what I have been doing and all I have to show, I’m afraid. Buttonholes. The fabric is all lumpy-bumpy at the moment because there’s actually a hem folded underneath what you see and it needs to be ironed out. It has been a funny sort of week. We have been getting extra insulation put […]