FO – Sister’s Big Herringbone Cowl

So glad I can now consider my sister’s Big Herringbone Cowl an FO! I used Berocco’s Ultra Alpaca and thought it was ok for this knit. Clearly not as drapey when compared to the one I knit for myself using Blue Sky Alpaca’s Organic Cotton due to the cotton’s natural drape characteristics, but a nice…

5 more frogs, 2 life lines, and 1 successfully turned heel later…,

Wow…I’ve never had this much difficulty with this $#!? baby sock!! It’s Wednesday, I’m at Starbucks, and I am finally starting to knit the foot section. This is a huge point in time for me with this project… While it was another late night knitting affair (was up until 3 am this am), I want…

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…

A good outfit on a cold day

I love colder weather for this reason: What I’m wearing: – Slouchy hat by me – Big Herringbone Cowl by me – American Eagle coat circa 1998? – White cowl neck shirt by The Limited – Flare jeans by NY&CO – Frye boots circa 2005 – Cognac leather bag by Coach circa 2006

WIP – Big Herringbone Cowl #2

One of my current WIP is another Big Herringbone Cowl that I am making for my sister. I am knitting this in Berroco’s Ultra Alpaca in colorway # 6201. It is 50% alpaca and 50% wool and there are 215 yards to a skein. Even though I used two skeins of the Blue Sky Alpaca…