New Pattern Published and a Knit Sighting

OK, so someone on Flickr has made knit dolls recreating scenes from the cult classic Dawn of the Dead. Of course they’re very cool. But what’s even cooler? BoingBoing—the place to get linked if you’re anybody in blogland has a

Needles and Hooks

When it comes to knitting needles, bamboo are usually my first choice. They’re lightweight, smooth, easy to use and more affordable (and I assume more of a renewable resource) than hardwood. When it comes to crochet, however, I’ve not been

New Article in CrochetMe

Just a quick note–the latest issue of crochet me is out (with a slick new site design). I have an article called “Refresh Your Wardrobe” about transforming ready-to-wear garments with crochet. (For instance, I turned an old pair of jeans

Yarn Review: Stripe

Stripe, the new fall contribution from Trendsetter Yarns is a generous 100g ball of chunky 100% wool. The stripes in question come in earthy hues and appear at varying widths througout the yarn. Stripe comes in seven colorways–my favorite, 1661,