Category Archives: Elizabeth

Designer Interview and Drawing with Ragga!

Happy Spring Everyone! We are so happy that you have enjoyed our designer interview series and that you continue to enter the drawings and subscribe to the blog. It’s a good feeling when the work you do is appreciated. By work, we really mean fun. It’s been such a blast to interview these amazing (and […]

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Designer Interview – Carrie Bostick Hoge

We are so happy to welcome Carrie Bostick Hoge of Swatch Diaries and Quince and Co. to the blog! Carrie lives in Falmouth, Maine, just outside of Portland, and is the Art Director for Quince as well as a prolific knitwear designer.  Carrie has been kind enough to donate some incredible prizes to two lucky winners in a drawing at the end […]

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Designer Interview/Drawing with Natalie Servant

Hello readers! In our continuing series of designer interviews, this month we are talking with Canadian designer Natalie Servant. Natalie is a prolific designer and we think you will find this interview as interesting as we did! Make sure to read the entire post because, as you may have guessed, there is a contest for […]

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**Drawing & Designer Interview Mari Muinonen**

Welcome to the second installment of the designer interview series for! This interview is with Mari Muinonen (Tikru on Ravelry), a designer that I have really been following over the past year. She has generously donated digital copies of her books Hold Your Needles 1 & 2 to be given away in a drawing […]

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Levenwick Progress and KAL

This took a back seat while I worked on Color Affection but I’m now chugging away at it! Yarn: Madelinetosh Vintage Color: Candlewick Size: adjusting pattern so it fits my curves without making me look like a linebacker In other news, the Gardener’s Shawl KAL starts on September 1st (but remember, that is only a […]

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Color Affection- done!

Remember the Tosh Merino Light that I wound on Peaks? Well, that has become this. A few notes on this project. 1. This went really fast. I was so excited to see how the colors worked together so it motivated me to keep knitting. 2. This is a shawl but I’ll wear it as a […]

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10 days until Gardener’s Shawl KAL begins!

In honor of this countdown, I thought I would highlight this finished Gardener’s Shawl. This is by VaxGirl. I love that this really looks like what Spiderman would knit a lady friend. I also decided my 2nd color for my shawl! I’ll be using terra cotta and TURNER! We have 16 people knitting along in […]

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Updated photos- Levenwick and Color Affection

Madelinetosh, How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. TML Vintage

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Levenwick Progress

Sorry for the iphone pictures but I wanted to share my progress! Yarn: Madelinetosh Vintage in colorway Candlewick Needles: US6

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Peaks Island Hood

Have you ever seen this pattern? In 2009, Ysolda posted on her blog that she was doing a bit of a US tour and was looking for people to stay with. Vilde, an amazing knitter and spinner (who has since had the most adorable kids ever) and I decided to invite her to Charlottesville and […]

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