Tuesday, December 17, 2013


Just showing you finished objects today - will write a lot more about the Memories of Maine cardigan soon. I want to tell you how I went about turning this 51-inch cardigan into a perfectly fitting 60-inch bust, 72-inch hips sweater.

But until then, look at all this stuff I've made!

Memories of Maine Cardigan, Marilyn King's aran knit made with the Harrisville Watershed I bought on vacation.

Tom's Sleeping Hat 2, a beautiful Mary Ann Stephens design made with Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino, an ultra-soft yarn perfect for my beloved's bald head.

Elisbeth Headbands, a Celtic-cabled earwarmer from Bonne Marie Burns in Knit Picks Capra and Knit Picks Swish. This extra-quick knit takes only 70 yards of worsted yarn and about five hours to knit. Two of my friends are the lucky recipients.

I am officially done with my Christmas knitting and am now working on a vest for the Custom Fit Knitting at Large KAL - I've only just begun so I'll have more to say about this soon. I hope you'll join us - we're all knitting the sweater of our choice from Amy Herzog's new sweater software. You can either resize one of her designs or create your very own sweater. To learn more, visit our Custom Fit KAL topic on the KnittingatLarge Rav group.

I'm taking next week off work so hopefully I'll have some time to blog. I've been so busy at work this year - a real blessing - but not conducive to doing anything but work. Not fun but at least I'm making some money. :-)


  1. Your cardigan is truly awesome, and that green is a "good" green for our coloring.

  2. Loving all the cables in your cardigan!! And the hat is pretty awesome too.

  3. Work is good. It helps support all the hobbies. The sweater turned out beautifully. Congrats.

  4. You've developed a real talent for turning little sweaters into gorgeous items we large gals can wear!!! That cabled number is a real work of art!!! That hat is pretty darned nice too. Way to go!!

  5. Maggie stole my words, but gosh, what a great post! I love all of your work and just so incredibly impressed by your talent.

  6. Your cardigan looks so great and it fits you perfect! I love the hat too.
    Have a nice weekend!

  7. I'm glad to hear business is brisk. Wonderful news. Here's to carving out all the knitting time you need to be happy in 2014. Happy New Year.