Hooked on a feeling

An irrepressible urge to crochet has struck me. Cupcake top from The Happy Hooker in Tivoli Cruise aran cotton and a 6mm hook. It’s a pretty little top with scalloped hems and sleeves that I think will be useful for layering in the Spring (if it ever decides to come). I have another project earmarked […]

Blame it on Brittany

Thank you to everyone for all your lovely comments on my Central Park Hoodie! It says hello and feels very loved. I’m not quite sure how these socks came about so I’m going to blame it on the Brittany DPNs that I picked up at This is Knit on Friday. They just got in some […]

FO – Central Park Hoodie

It’s done! It’s finished! Pattern: Central Park Hoodie, from Knitscene magazine, Autumn 2006. Needles: 4.5mm Addi Turbos for the whole thing. Yarn: Yummy Manos del Uruguay 100% wool (‘Wool Clasica’). There’s a whale, there’s a whale, there’s a whalefish! Front… ….and Back. More Back… No! I won’t face into the wind! Hood in action against […]


I haven’t been able to work on anything else for the last few days. I haven’t even been able to think about working on anything else. I finished the back, started on the hood and made powerful progress during our Tuesday evening classes… a little too powerful though, because I mis-crossed a cable on the […]

My thanks to Tony Soprano

Here is a sleeve. I don’t like sleeves for two reasons. One, they always take more yarn than you expect them to, and two, it is even more knitting than usual due to my orangutan arms. I joke thee not. For a snug sweater, I require a 20″ sleeve. After a long day swinging through […]