Of Notebooks and Needles

  An ongoing task of mine is sorting through the boxed remnants of lives no longer lived. A barn here has a wall filled with boxes of photographs stuck to sheets in three ringed binders, mementos, a silver bell from Tiffany’s, all mixed in with scrapbooks and newspaper clippings of moments once deemed memorable but…

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Milo & Maize – pattern release!

My 40th Lost City Knits pattern in 10 years is now available! Milo & Maize is a yoke pullover knit from the bottom up. Its simple pattern of plants dancing around the neck was inspired by rows and rows – miles and miles – of grains dancing in a gentle breeze as we drove through…

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So Much Lace

    I’m aware that crazy skinny yarn isn’t for everyone, but since March we’ve noticed an uptick in purchases of skinny yarn. Maybe it’s the weather. As temperatures rise some knitters prefer not to have a big lapful of heavy wool. It may also be that with less time spent commuting and being social,…

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Announcing Killabew

The Killabrew Vest There are six miles of gravel and blacktop road to the nearest four way stop sign from our farm. That’s Lost City, and from that intersection Killabrew Road winds east along the Fourteen Mile Creek bottom. The Killabrew Vest uses Jamieson & Smith jumper weight yarn. It is worked in the round from the…

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