yoked sweaters

yokestravaganza!

I currently have 3 different yoked sweaters in the works...well, two in the works and one still in yarn form, but definitely next up in the queue! Let's start with the one that's furthest along...my Tensho sweater! I'm about halfway through the yoke chart now, and I love the way it looks in the combination… Continue reading yokestravaganza!

vahtralehe, yoked sweaters

nearing the end…

...of the commissioned Vahtralehed cardigan: All that remains is the button-bands, and then it'll be truly finished. I noticed a couple of typos while following my own pattern, in the yoke -nothing major, but I'll be updating the pattern to take care of them, regardless. Thankfully, Ravelry makes it very easy to make sure everyone… Continue reading nearing the end…

designing, estonian knitting, yoked sweaters

In Appreciation of Elizabeth Zimmermann

Today would be Elizabeth Zimmermann's 100th birthday. Like so many other knitters, I am indebted to her genius, and her willingness to teach, share, and encourage us to be fearless, thoughtful knitters. Her books were a primary source of information and inspiration when I began to embark on the process of knitting sweaters for myself.… Continue reading In Appreciation of Elizabeth Zimmermann

designing, estonian knitting, FOs:2009, haapsalu cardigan, sweaters, year of yokes, yoked sweaters

happy fall, y’all.

I figure today's as good a day as any to debut my newest sweater: I've tentatively named this design "Haapsalu Autumn", Haapsalu being the town in Estonia from which the nupp/lace motifs that inspired the maple leaf design came. Here are the details: Ravelry Project Page Pattern: My own, inspired by the Haapsalu style lace… Continue reading happy fall, y’all.