My first hand-dyed shawl (Wave – Kristen Finlay)

November 10, 2019

Do you remember my experiment with dyeing yarn with flavored drink mixes? Two years later, I finally knitted something with that skein!

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Christmas in April

April 21, 2018

A Christmas sweater in April?! I know, it’s weird, but I finished this sweater a few months ago and since I already had taken pictures of it and I finally had some time on my hands waiting at the airport, I really wanted to post about it instead of having to wait until next Winter 🙂

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Drinking the Kool-Aid

February 4, 2018

Lately I’ve been spending my days sewing muslin after muslin to prepare the next Deer&Doe collection, and I have to say that when my workday is over, I’m really not feeling like getting any personal sewing done. Instead I started knitting a ton and I took my embroidery stuff out of storage, but I also want to try new crafts. So when I saw the lovely shawl knitted by my friend Caitlyn in a beautiful hand-dyed coral yarn, I thought: why not yarn dyeing?

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At the beach in winter

January 15, 2018

For New Year, I took a week off and went on vacation to the beach. In December it’s definitely cheaper than going skiing, but when it’s below freezing there’s no way to go for a swim. So since I had time to spare I took advantage of the occasion to take pictures of my new hat!

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Knitting Season

January 9, 2018

Boston is covered in snow, the holidays are gone, and spring won’t be here before a few months. This is the season each year when I start hibernating, which for me means hot chocolate, knitting, and binge watching TV shows. And since I’m getting back in the swing of things, I dug out my UFOs, and I finally finished this Chuck sweater that had been waiting for quite a while.

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