A screen shot of the fake product page showing Lori's skirt in the original purple as well as 4 other photoshopped colours

Want to Buy a Bridge in Brooklyn? Great, I’ll Throw in my Hand-Knitted Skirt for Free

Has something like this ever happened to you? Some scammy website is selling my very own hand-knit skirt! This older blog post of mine about hand-knitted skirts tends to get a lot of traffic, mostly via Pinterest. I have a picture on there of this skirt, among others, that I made back in 2012: Late last year I got an email from a reader who … Continue reading Want to Buy a Bridge in Brooklyn? Great, I’ll Throw in my Hand-Knitted Skirt for Free

Frivolous at Last - Speckled Fade Scarf

If there’s one good thing about winter…

…it’s wrapping yourself in yards of hand-knit gorgeousness! This is the Speckled Fade scarf by Stephen West. (If you haven’t heard of knitwear designer Stephen West, go have a look. He’s the dude that somehow made the words “shawl” and “uber-cool” go together in the same sentence.) It was an endless array of garter stitch (knit every row), which could have been boring, but the … Continue reading If there’s one good thing about winter…

GreenStyle Capsule Cardigan & the Distracting Infinity Scarf

This is the Cardigan That Almost Wasn’t. It’s the Capsule Cardigan from Greenstyle Creations. It came out a helluva mess, but I’ve been enjoying wearing it anyway. You can see from the pics that the front band is a bit too short, so the fronts of the cardigan don’t quite hang properly. I blame it all on the fabric I chose. You know, it’s NOT … Continue reading GreenStyle Capsule Cardigan & the Distracting Infinity Scarf

The Juniata Cowl and My Mission for Textured Cozies

I’m loving this new cowl I knitted! Because who can resist a gradient set of mini-skeins of yarn??? This is the Juniata Park Cowl, knit with a Cloudborn Merino Sock Mini Set in “Blue Warbler” from Craftsy. In fact, I bought the pattern and the yarn as a kit, which is currently on sale over at Craftsy (no affiliation; I just like me a good sale!) … Continue reading The Juniata Cowl and My Mission for Textured Cozies