Perhaps you have been saying to yourself “Self, I would love to knit socks! But how? How would I even know how to do that?” Wonder no longer! I have some sock books to tell you about to suit every level of interest or experience. None of these books are brand new. Two of them… Continue reading Sock Books Galore!
I have a lot of books to talk about in relation to my 2017 Year of Colorwork project,so it was tough deciding which to do first. For example, I’m very excited about Joy of Color by Janine Bajus. Then there is also Alice Starmore’s Fair Isle book, along with a number of others. Ultimately though,… Continue reading Norsk Strikkedesign
No, not another one of my ill-fated MKALs. Today I’m thinking about actual mysteries, of the literary variety. Among the other things I like to do (cough <knitting!> cough), I love to read. I love to read non-fiction mostly these days, but when I do read fiction, its usually a mystery. In the mystery field,… Continue reading Knitting Up a Mystery
I have been reading Kate Davies blog and following her designs for a while now, but hadn’t quite gotten to buying any of her books, though I have been lusting after Yokes since I saw some of the patterns on Ravelry. Last week though, Mr. QuiteAYarn surprised me with her Book of Haps and Yokes,… Continue reading Kate Davies’ Book of Haps and Yokes
I just read a newish book on Norwegian knitting, Knits from the Heart of Norway by Irene Haugland. It is a very interesting book with a lot of color-work patterns and projects. It is also a very beautiful book, with lovely photography of the Telemark region of Norway, where the author lives. The patterns are… Continue reading Book Review – Knits from the Heart of Norway