Patterns

Stunning Lace Sweater on Downton Abbey

Update: apparently a pattern is in the works – http://www.ravelry.com/projects/dutte/lady-edith-rocks-the-feather–fan   Does anyone know where to find a pattern for the gorgeous sweater Edith was wearing at breakfast (when she gets the telegram) in Season 5, Episode 6? It appears to be a lace weight pullover, with stunning half sleeves and incredible lace detailing. I grabbed… Read More Stunning Lace Sweater on Downton Abbey

All Arts Challenge

All Arts Challenge

The Challenge: The team of people who volunteer at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair came up with a crazy idea after fair last year… A cooperative challenge where the contestants must enter at least one item in each department of the Home Arts building. Cooperative, as in, unlike the Homemaker of the Year (won by… Read More All Arts Challenge

Patterns

Dots & Dashes Cowl (Knit)

I proudly present my first Ravelry pattern! This simple patterns creates a dense weave of fabric that is perfect for chilly nights. It works particularly well with yarns that are extremely multicolored, as the pattern creates almost a sprinkle effect with the shifting hues. The reversible pattern shows one side of “dots” and another of… Read More Dots & Dashes Cowl (Knit)

Project Stories

Mitten Madness

In a way, I feel like this will be an ongoing project, akin to the Great Laundry Project of 2007. Which is still ongoing. Funny thing, laundry, it never seems to end. But I digress. Like the Great Scarf Project of 2009, when, on Thanksgiving Day, I decided to crochet scarves for each person on… Read More Mitten Madness