Beautiful (and easy!) Buttonholes

I've been Christmas knitting lately and had the occasion to knit buttonholes to finish off the front of a vest. I had made buttonholes in the past and while they worked, they weren't great. They were not super neat and they had an annoying loop of yarn at one end that consistently caught on the … Continue reading Beautiful (and easy!) Buttonholes


Colorwork with a twist; an overview

It's obvious that many things pique my interest and inspire me; I've already blogged about particular knitting stitch patterns or striking indie dyed yarns. If I look back far enough at my designs, it's also clear that I keep on gravitating back to a generalized ethnic esthetic, often with central European roots. Which is no … Continue reading Colorwork with a twist; an overview