Tag: lace


Brighton was a spring creation and I thought the soft blue and cream stripes with a little pop of purple and lime green vintage buttons was perfect to usher in warmer weather. As subtle as these colors are, I do love my neutrals and could see doing Brighton in an ecru with black color-tipped edges or […]


With even the largest size taking less than 700 yards of aran weight yarn, nimble fingers can whip up Charlotte over a long weekend. Lace edges and pronounced raglan shaping add just the right amount of detail to an otherwise simple piece. Add the matching buttons at the throat, or not, it’s your choice. Charlotte […]


Sydney is a simple knitted sheath that looks great on its own or layered with a tee. Knitters often complain that knitted dresses will stretch and sag when you sit in them. To diminish this, consider using a fine wool yarn (not superwash) for its resiliency. Another tip, this one from my mother, wear a woven […]


Harmony combines some of my favorite things when I knit – bulky yarn and simple lace stitches. It’s worked more-or-less in one piece from the front to the back then seamed along the underarm and down the side seam. The bulky yarn and stretchy lace stitch can weigh down the sweater, so go with a wool […]