Project Spectrum 5

Knit a Squarey

The allure of Jess Hutchinson’s knit toy designs (Rav link) is that they are simple, yet so cute.  Take Squarey for instance: Two 12 x 12 squares, sewn together with arms and legs, eyes and mouth around a pillow form:  [...]

Jingu Cardigan

Jingu Cardigan

Another finished adult-sized garment for the year.  Grand total of 2.  Hmmm, need to up the ante. This cardigan, Jingu from Berroco #308 collection (Ravelry notebook link), was a simple knit with a fun detail:  the drawstring neckline.  This is [...]

Summer Snapshots: Local Travels

Roxy Paine “Graft” – National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Sol LeWitt “Four-Sided Pyramid” – National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Blue skies over Washington, DC as Kris and I went to the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival (see photoset) last Friday. [...]

Wooly Mitts :: Hot Day

While the idea of thick wool fingerless gloves may not be the most appealing in the heat and humidity of a Maryland summer, it is all about thinking ahead!  My sister Maryn is moving from California to Virginia this fall, [...]

Parts of the Whole

+ + a few other ingredients, leaves you with Asparagus Tarragon “Quiche” (because it is eggless – navy beans and walnuts make the creamy filling along with the veggies!) Care for a slice? This recipe – like so many others [...]