Summer sewing begins!

We are in the dead of winter here in Wisconsin, but I decided to jump ahead to summer sewing and knitting. This way there's no pressure to hurry up and finish. My latest project is a swimsuit cover-up/caftan-type dress from an old Burda pattern I've had for like 15 years. My aunt had a dress … Continue reading Summer sewing begins!

Ursa in Tosh not-so-chunky

I bought six skeins of Tosh Chunky in a frenzy during the huge sale this fall (40 percent off!), then realized it was no way enough yardage for the Fireside Pullover I'd planned. (That's what happens when I do math under pressure.) Further complicating things, the yarn is definitely not chunky -- I got 4 … Continue reading Ursa in Tosh not-so-chunky