Brooklyn Tweed Fall ’12 Look Book

I just checked out the Fall ’12 Look Book from Brooklyn Tweed and I absolutely love every design! I don’t think I’ve ever come across a book or book of patterns that which I’ve even liked half of them. These designs are timeless and modern and don’t look too intimidating. *Fingers crossed* While I have…

Another Shroom

Here is another Shroom knit last week out of LB’s Wool Ease Chunky. Having now knit this hat 3 times, each time using different yarns, in my opinion the LB Wool Ease Chunky is a close match to S&C Outer, however, I definitely agree with the designer when she suggested that there really aren’t a…

New yarn purchases

If I’m in Sewickley, which usually occurs on a weekly basis, then that means I’m usually at Starbucks and my LYS Yarns Unlimited which usually means I buy yarn. Today, I got my hands on some Manos Del Uruguay Silk Blend in a lovely blend of mauve/pink/lavender/celadon/cumin/mint colors. The colorway is called Wildflower and it…

Another knitting all-nighter

I finished the fair isle Snowflake hat about 10 minutes ago. I have to admit that I really had no clue if it was even going to turn out remotely similar to what it should be, however, I was pleasantly surprised. If I would have followed the pattern spot on, it would have looked exactly…