For the look of Relax in a worsted weight yarn, take a look at Worsted Boxy.

The Discipline of Discipline

The Discipline of Discipline

Dear Kay, In a rare moment of restraint, I have made a deal with myself. Under no circumstances can I begin to work on my Alice Starmore Fair Isle Heart of Darkness Tour 2004 until I finish the sweater I’m knitting for you. No winding of yarn, no photocopying of pattern, no burnt offerings to encourage a successful journey into the netherworld of handknits. Nothing. Until I finish Sassy. Why didn’t somebody along the way explain to...

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Fringe Behavior

Fringe Behavior

Dear Kay, Fringe, up close and personal: Knit 3, cast on 5, cast off the 5 you just cast on, knit 3. Easy greasy. As I work on this thing, I’m wondering what on earth I’ll ever wear with it. I just got a catalog from Anthropologie, which loves nothing more than mixing a pattern or six. Maybe I’ll get a kimono print or a sari, throw in some beaded organza, add a gauzy drift of something, and get a new pair of Frye boots. (Do...

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