The Silver Spring Duster is a worsted cotton lace cardigan that features vine lace on a long train and slight bell sleeves. The folded edging on the hemline, cuffs and front edging really clean up the edges of this design, and it is squishy and comfortable, too! Many are familiar with knitting a folded hem,Continue reading “How to Bind Off a Folded Edge”
Big Horn Henley Pullover – Knit this in Knit Picks Wool of the Andes As enjoyable as designing is, especially to natural creatives, there is a down side. Maybe I should say down sides because not all the downers can be grouped together, and not all designers experience them. But with all tasks and careers,Continue reading “The Human Side of Designing, and How to Stay Classy.”
I have had my yarn/knitting business for 5 years. Since Lovely by Lee developed gradually, I never really created my own space for it. I had a yarn storage area, which was shared with our guest room. As for my mailers and knitting supplies, I had shelves for my packaging materials in our basement. MyContinue reading “Yarn Room Makeover”
Dyeing yarn with leftover Easter egg dye.
For years, I have admired the gorgeous and fluffy knits that litter my Instagram feed from @weareknitters. The photos are always cozy, and the designs are modern and simple (which allows the yarn to be the star). I was guilty of checking their website on every sale they promoted, convincing myself the still-expensive sale price wasContinue reading “We Are Knitters – How to Afford It”