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The Slowest Knit....

A piece of knitting in shades of brown and grey hands on the side of climber in the sun.

Accessible Patterns

In my non-knitting life, I work in education and currently a portion of my work involves looking at the systems of support for students...

Swatching Tilghman Island (again)

I had hoped to get this post out earlier, but this week kicked me. So here we are. In my last post, I shared what is now known as Swatch...

Swatching Tilghman Island

Thank you to everyone who gave me feedback on Instagram on the chart. I ended up deciding to try and knit from the chart as written to...

Then and Now

One of the things I love about the Shetland 2000 story is the direct line that can be drawn to its current incarnation, Shetland Supreme....

Is the Chart Knit Ready?

My first color work knit many years ago was a Lopi sweater. You know the one, bulky, cozy, and oh so warm, even in the cold Massachusetts...

Authentic? Classic? Does it Matter?

I recognize that the question of authenticity in knitting patterns is a complicated and potentially loaded questions. It is one that this...

The SheepSaver Project: Part Two

In Part 1 of the SheepSaver Project, I offered an introduction. Today’s post offers some background on Yarns International as well as...

The SheepSaver Project: Part One

Welcome to the SheepSaver Project. The story I am setting out to tell here is a tale of exploration, creation, and making. It has a...

Welcome to Knitting Tales

Hello and welcome! Today, December 1 2020, marks the official launch of Knitting Tales. As it says on the front page, this is a place for...