A Winner! And Bittersweet Last Winter Knits

A Winner! And Bittersweet Last Winter Knits - 1

Dear Kay, After a fairly laborious random drawing process, we have a winner in our Cast-On-Your-Blanket Contest: Kristin of Bend, Oregon, ravname knitonequilttoo. Congratulations, Kristin! We welcome everybody who has cast on a Mitered Crosses Blanket–the Mitered Crosses Blanket group on Ravelry is growing fast, and you’ll already find a PhD program’s worth of insight into the very soul of making miters. Thanks so much to all...

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Weekend Knitting (For Reals)

Weekend Knitting (For Reals) - 1

Dear Ann, Every once in a while a young member of my household requisitions an item from their personal knitter. I had been dragging my feet for a few weeks on the request for an “infinity scarf.” I relented when I realized that I was resisting only because I didn’t like the name “infinity scarf.” It gave me “mood ring” flashbacks. I worried that in the 2 days it would take to knit the thing, it...

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