"Look Ma, No….Eyes?"

Kim has a great essay in the hot-off-the-presses issue of Knit.1, about how she’s a TV-junkie (me too) and uses TV as a way to keep her focused on her crochet, and uses crochet as a good excuse to watch

Captain Jack-a-garumi

From amazingly creative designer, Amy over at Amy’s Babies. She says pattern will be available in the new Interweave Crochet. Woohoo! UPDATE–today she posted a fantastic Edvard Munch’s The Scream doll. Definitely a site to watch!

Arctic Musk Ox — And a contest.

During my trip to Indianapolis this summer, I met with the folks at Jacques Cartier, a luxury clothing producer who now works with first nation peoples from the Northwest Territories to spin wool from the Arctic Musk Ox. They had

So Excited!

I just found out I have 10 skeins of super-soft baby alpaca winging it’s way to me (In a new color–nickel), for a new design. Can’t wait to get swatching… Sylvia, the amazing design lead at Blue Sky also was

Knitta Please: Which Came First?

The Texas gang that “tags” car antennas with knitted graffiti? Or the Mike Bryant hardcore gangsta rap song? Thanks to Muthaknitter who found the song by way of a podcast.

Knit It!

I picked up BHG’s latest issue of Knit It! Magazine–looks like they’re going upscale–they have reviews and patterns with Be Sweet and Tilli Tomas yarns, a profile of Cat Bordhi and some projects with organic cotton… The Magazine does not

Lots of work, but not much to show….

I went out and got one of those little mesh bags today, worried that all the felting I’m doing might clog the washer. I haven’t tried it yet, but I’ve ben told it doesn’t affect the felting. I also went