Knit Along, Knitting

#MiniSweaterChallenge

4 Mini Sweaters in 4 Weeks Starting August 11, 2017 Learn the skills you need to create the sweater of your dreams! I am hosting a challenge over at SweaterSisters.com!  We will spend four weeks working one different mini sweater construction each week.  Sign up for the challenge at Sweater Sisters and beginning August 11th, you… Continue reading #MiniSweaterChallenge

Knitting Pattern

Nantahala Shawl

Purchase the pattern HERE on Ravelry. Last fall I was able to attend the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY.  We drove up out of New York City, enjoying the gorgeous hardwood forests, still green, as it was unseasonably warm for that time of year. I've lived in the western US… Continue reading Nantahala Shawl

Knitting Pattern, Winter 2016, Yarn

Yellowstone Skate Ski Hat

Star Wars Spin Master BB-8 and Barbie Smart Dream House, it's time to move over and make room for the #1 hot gift of the season…The Messy Bun Hat!  Also known as the ponytail hat, this topless hat pattern is the most requested style of knitted gifts for the season. Knit in The Buffalo Wool… Continue reading Yellowstone Skate Ski Hat

Knitting, Knitting Pattern, Local Yarn Store, Travel, Winter 2016

Barchan Earflap Hat

Download the pattern from Ravelry FREE for 24 hours! The Barchan Earflap Hat is named after the horseshoe-shaped snowdrifts called barchans.  Worked from the top down with a provisional cast-on, this ribbed hat has a seamless construction with no short rows or stitches to pick up.  The slouchy version of the hat is shown, but… Continue reading Barchan Earflap Hat

Fall 2016, Knitting Pattern, Travel, Yarn

Vixen Sweater

Download the Vixen Sweater from Ravelry.  It's FREE for 24 hours! Last month I was lucky enough to attend the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival (aka Rhinebeck) for the very first time.  I saw lots of lovely knitters in gorgeous sweaters. And the weather was perfect! I'm happy to announce the release of… Continue reading Vixen Sweater

Fall 2016, Knitting Pattern

Caribou Wildflower Cowl

Download this pattern from Ravelry here. The Caribou-Targhee National Forest spans over 2.63 million acres, much of which is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Eco System in Idaho and Wyoming.  A small part of this forest, the Jedediah Smith Wilderness is less than five miles from my home in Alta, Wyoming.  All summer, the… Continue reading Caribou Wildflower Cowl

Fall 2016, Knitting Pattern

Dreaming of Edinburgh Mitts

    Download the pattern from Ravelry here. I've traveled all over the European continent, but I've never been to Edinburgh.  I see the pictures, I read the stories, I imagine beautiful, kind peole wrapped in cozy, classic knits drinking tea by the fire while darling little hedgehogs frolic in the yard around garden gnomes.… Continue reading Dreaming of Edinburgh Mitts

Summer 2016, Uncategorized

Sedona Lace Scarf

PURCHASE SEDONA LACE SCARF PATTERN ON RAVELRY For spring break this year we put the boyz in the car, left our snowy playground in Alta, Wyoming and drove to Queen's Creek, Arizona to visit my parents and their swimming pool. The weather was perfect and the meals were fabulous (my mom's a great cook!) On… Continue reading Sedona Lace Scarf