It was a Friday night in late May, and I was feeling reckless. I was, ahem, ensconced on my couch, surrounded by knitting projects, when I spotted a testing call from Thea Colman for her updated version of White Russian. I loved the sweater and thought I had the perfect yarn for it, so I dug for the details. Testers were about to be chosen, and they’d have about a month to complete the sweater. DK-weight, cropped, no seaming … in the abstract a month sounded doable. But I have a slightly-less-than-three-foot-tall reason I’ve not anything that quickly in recent memory. And yet. The sweater was so gorgeous. The yarn I had in mind so perfect. I threw caution to the wind and sent in an email with the details for applying. I was then thrilled (and slightly panicked!) when I received a reply from Thea telling me the pattern would be with me soon!Continue reading “White Russian With Love”
Tag: slow fashion
Fall 10×10 Challenge
Hi friends, and happy Tuesday!
A little over a week ago, and a bit on a whim, I decided to jump into Style Bee’s Fall 10×10 Challenge. Are you familiar with these kinds of challenges? They exist in different forms, but the idea behind this one is you pick ten items (including shoes!) and for ten days you wear them in combination.
FO Friday: Incunabula Cardigan!
Hi friends, and happy Friday!
I’ve been sitting on this finished object post for ages, waiting to have the time to sit down and properly write about what is probably one of my favorite ever finished garments, my Incunabula Cardigan, knit in very special Shear Delight Castlemilk Moorit/BFL DK.