Enforced Knitting Time

Everyone needs this right about now. People are worried. There are real concerns, and there is also some panic. Discerning between the two requires a level head. We are being careful but not fearful, taking this time to be reminded of how interconnected we all are.  Sure, some of our events may be cancelled, and those…

Wave Modifications

Rarely do I knit straight from a pattern without making it a bit more personal with modifications. The first modification I made to my Wave Cardigan was to work the ribbing with two shades of blue (FC15 and FC14) instead of the three shades of brown specified in the pattern.After I finished knitting the bottom…

Announcing The Bougainvillea Vest

Brand new from Denise Bell of Lost City Knits, the Bougainvillea Vest uses traditional colorwork techniques to create an explosion of color. Denise used four motif colors and one background color from Jamieson & Smith Jumper Weight of the Shetland Islands for the original. The vest can be made cropped, as seen on Gabriella above, or hip length,…

Announcing Léttlopi at Lost City Knits

    Léttlopi is an Aran weight Icelandic wool spun as a single. These skeins measure 109 yards, weigh 50 grams, and have a light twist. It’s denser than the Plötulopi we’ve been carrying, and of course it has some twist. The Icelandic wool is naturally dual-coated, meaning that the fleece has both short and long fibers.…