remember the michele wang’s exeter project that we started back in july? after quite a bit of procrastination, we finally have a back panel! finished about a week and a half ago . . .
. . . is michele wang‘s exeter sweater! we decided to take a short break from designing and take up some selfish knitting. michele’s sweater is one of those patterns that’s been on the top of our “knitting bucket list” for a while now. and, we finally decided to do something about it!
it’s a bird! it’s a plane! it’s our super speedy sheep of steel beret! we opened our box of sheep of steel twisted bobbles handspun yarns yesterday and got straight to work. we knit the entire 36 row beret in about 2.5 hours — no doubt less time than it would take to walk to madison avenue, battle the crowds, and buy a beret (much needed these days, given that it’s FREEZING in NYC!). irem, the british textile artist that spins each skein by hand,…
cu•pid (’kyoo-pid). noun [usu. as object] is a quick little project, resulting in a pair of baby booties featuring fun fun fun pom poms. Cupid is knit on dpns in two pieces. The front flap is knit on its side and sewn on. pattern below . . . happy valentine’s day to all!
baby monstaa / holiday elf has morphed into cupid for valentine’s day. . . he’s sporting some toasty booties topped with fun fun fun heart shaped pom poms. pattern coming soon . . . available here.
photo on left courtesy of olgajazzy.blogspot.com we’ve been long-time admirers of Olgajazzy‘s fiber artistry. she has a truly unique point of view and always does things that delight and surprise. so imagine how excited we were, when she whipped up the moko moko cowl in our clever camel. photo courtesy of olgajazzy.blogspot.com we were so intrigued with the construction of the cowl that we decided to stitch up one for ourselves in poppy red — which we think really emphasizes how dramatic the piece is.…
baby monstaa has stopped by the studio again, this time posing as a holiday elf! pattern and more photos below . . .
Matilda said, “Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable…” ― Roald Dahl, Matilda
crosby is a cocoon stitch beanie for both guys + gals that we named after our favorite street in soho. located on the eastern edge of soho, crosby street is a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of broadway. in the shadow of century old cast-iron buildings, devoid of crowds and street vendors, it still manages to exude that soho cool. originally, we had envisioned shooting miss e donning said beanie on crosby street, but alas there was some sort of filming going on that…
Men should be explorers, no matter how old they are. I don’t know about anybody else, but I’m going. – Cocoon, the movie. Said by the character Art Selwyn.