Louise Cardigan

February 23, 2014 / Comments

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Pattern: Louise Cardigan from Vintage Baby Knits

Yarn: Lobster Sox in Beach Plum by Lobster Pot Yarns

Size: 0-3 months

Knitted for Baby Bridget. Note the sweet picot edging at the neckline.

February 14, 2014 / 5 ♥ / Comments

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Now here’s a bowl a fruit that will never go bad. This is my take on the Pear-fecto! pattern by Spud & Chloë. They’re a cinch to make and adorable too! One skein of S&P’s Sweater plus a little scrap yarn made all six of these.

February 13, 2014 / 1 ♥ / Comments

Fiddlehead Pullover and Maude Honeycomb Blanket, knitted while waiting for this little guy to hit the scene. It’s been two years since this photo was taken, and that blanket still follows him wherever he goes. He calls it his “bean.”

Knit, Purl, Sow

January 19, 2014 / 17 ♥ / Comments

There are just a few days left to see Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Knit, Purl, Sow exhibit, and you really must go if you can. I finally made it there today, and walking through the quiet winter garden and the conservatory’s indoor tropical forest before arriving at these lush, botanical knits was just magical! Tatyana Yanishevsky’s large-scale sculptural pieces dominate the show and will wow you in person. Here are some highlights.

Lotus by Ruth Marshall, 2013

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Anatomically Correct Hibiscus by Tatyana Yanishevsky, 2005

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Tiger Lily by Tatyana Yanishevsky, 2011—my favorite from the show

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Peace Lily by Tatyana Yanishevsky, 2005

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Sweater Turns into Maidenhair Fern by Santiago Venegas, 2013

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December 30, 2013 / 4 ♥ / Comments

Lamb and baby alpaca prints by Sharon Montrose, available at The Animal Print Shop.

December 29, 2013 / 4 ♥ / Comments
Sophia Loren, showing us her granny-chic side: buttoned-up sweater, knee-length skirt, astronaut’s-wife hair. Those tights want to rebel. Did she purposely match them to the wood inlay for this shot?

Sophia Loren, showing us her granny-chic side: buttoned-up sweater, knee-length skirt, astronaut’s-wife hair. Those tights want to rebel. Did she purposely match them to the wood inlay for this shot?

Tagged with: Sophia Loren · knitting · tights · granny chic ·
December 29, 2013 / 1 ♥ / Comments

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"Making by hand forces you to slow down and quiet your brain, to think about what you are doing, who you are doing it for, or ways in which you can improve. I personally love the satisfaction that comes after the long process of designing and making a knitted garment by hand. When you take the time to craft something beautiful and well thought-out, that sense of satisfaction comes back to you every time you put the garment on, or see it on a loved one."—Jared Flood of Brooklyn Tweed

Photo and quote via Design*Sponge.

December 27, 2013 / 8 ♥ / Comments
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Wool But Were Afraid to Ask, an interview with Clara Parkes in Modern Farmer.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Wool But Were Afraid to Ask, an interview with Clara Parkes in Modern Farmer.

Tagged with: knitting · wool · Clara Parkes · Modern Farmer · merino sheep ·
December 27, 2013 / 1770 ♥ / Comments
kritseldis:

Postcard from National History Museum of Latvia, showing knitted mittens from 19th century.
I find it so sweet, that knitted mittens are gloried as treasures of Latvia!

kritseldis:

Postcard from National History Museum of Latvia, showing knitted mittens from 19th century.

I find it so sweet, that knitted mittens are gloried as treasures of Latvia!

Reblogged from: kritseldis · Source: kritseldis
Tagged with: knitting · mittens · latvia · color inspiration ·
December 27, 2013 / 834 ♥ / Comments

Reblogged from: pirimirefiolanka · Source: pirimirefiolanka
Tagged with: knitting · continental method ·
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