a conversation between two friends separated by one state, sharing the same passion for the art of knitwear.

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mom's christmas gifts the past two years!

Mom's christmas present last year 2010 | chest piece knit in Lion's Brand yarn
float jacquard multi-colored stitch design finishing with 2x2 rib around the neckline

Mom's gift this year 2011 | hand-knit vest in Hudson Valley Sheep & Wool Co. Yarn
mix of a quilted stitch at top, knit, purl and looped stitches, and a multi-colored
float jacquard design. 1x1 twisted rib at hem



US Great Plains | courtesy of Dave Chapman

few swatches

most recent | "limestone" roving from the sheep
and wool festivel knit at hem, then wet/needle felted.
Felted portion transitions into knit Icelandic Lopi from the
Hudson Valley Sheep and Wool Co. in Redhook.

Knit-in of machine knitting poly/mohair blended yarn

swatch from last year I never photographed |
mohair yarn blended with a cotton crochet thread in a webby drop
stitch and pointelle stitch. Bits of sparkly red embroidery thread in parts.

short row shaping at hem