DEGEN EYES SWEATER PATTERN RELEASE

March 23, 2021

This pattern is sort of a what-took-me-so-long situation. I obviously just needed to sit down and write the pattern. I’m so glad I did because the hand knit version is even better than the original which is machine knit. The real thing that got me into it again was being excited about the yarn. I DEGEN EYES SWEATER PATTERN RELEASE

SEPTEMBER JACKET

March 6, 2021

Since my Arthur Pants post I made another pair in a deadstock Japanese 6oz (lightweight) denim that I found at Blackbird Fabrics and I might even have one more pair planned (I’ll let you know when I get the fabric). All of these high waisted pants inspired me to knit a sweater that could be SEPTEMBER JACKET

PARTIALLY MADE FLOWER QUILT

February 16, 2021

Just a short lil post on a quilt I finished but did not start: One day while mindlessly viewing stories on instagram, I came across Grace Rother selling off a quilt top. She would sell this quilt to a randomly selected person from the people who responded. I bought this quilt top which was basted PARTIALLY MADE FLOWER QUILT

QUILTED COLLARED JACKET

February 8, 2021

When I realized that I had ~mAyBe~ just enough fabric left after the plaid Arthur Pants I knew I needed to make a matching top so that I could be head to toe yellow plaid. I roughly laid out the pieces for the Ayora Jacket that I had made once before (with some mods which QUILTED COLLARED JACKET

ARTHUR PANTS

February 4, 2021

When you are on the fringes of the hand sewing and the making-garments-by-hand sewists communities you may notice trends in IT patterns. For knitting there was Fades, then Brioche, Shawls and Mystery Knit Alongs. While I am newer to the sewist community, I have also noticed some pattern trends. Everyone wants to make the best ARTHUR PANTS

FROG AND TOAD

January 23, 2021

If you knit, you are aware of this pattern of the adorable Frog and Toad by Frog and Cast who are the main characters in Arnold Lobel’s famous children’s books. Arnold Lobel wrote these books in 1976 at a time when featuring a same-gender couple was not common in children’s lit. As soon as I FROG AND TOAD

KNITTING TOOLS

January 23, 2021

Here are my favorite tools by category as well as links to where you can purchase. This is not a sponsored post- just the things I like best. NEEDLES I love how these needles feel in your hands when it’s cold out, when it’s hot out, and when it’s normal. Other needles feel good in certain KNITTING TOOLS