Did Martha Knit Her Own Poncho?

Lynne Kiesling This post over at Manolo’s place shows a picture of Martha Stewart leaving confinement in the women’s prison in West Virginia. She is wearing an almost-boho poncho. I know that prison has an extensive knitting program for the inmates, and one of my friends who lives in the region donates her excess yarn … More Did Martha Knit Her Own Poncho?More Did Martha Knit Her Own Poncho?

A Little Holiday Knitblogging

Lynne Kiesling I’ve always conceived of and pitched KP as an academic and professional outlet … but woman does not live by economics alone! I have opined before here about why I knit, but I haven’t explicitly “knitblogged”. Seeing as this is a pretty low-key pre-Christmas week, why not? Here’s my most recent finished object, … More A Little Holiday KnitbloggingMore A Little Holiday Knitblogging

It’s Cold out There!

BRRRRR chilly! It’s a good day to work at home, swaddled in polarfleece and homemade alpaca socks. Bonne Marie Burns at ChicKnits certainly knows how to approach a Chicago cold spell. For her the tough wear mohair, for me the tough wear alpaca (and high-tech soft goods made of Gore windstopper fleece). And drink lots … More It’s Cold out There!