• Knitting

    Thermis

    I went on a bit of a knitting spree a couple of weeks ago, and I needed something simple to knit while we traveled to Charlotte for the weekend. I had this great cashmere blend in the stash that I knew needed to be around my neck. I didn’t have a lot of yarn though, so I picked out a cowl pattern. Pattern: Thermis Yarn: Filatura Di Crosa Tweedy Cashmere Needles: US 7 My gauge was a little bigger than the pattern called for, so I got somewhere between the small and large size. It was a simple, well written pattern that was perfect for a car ride. It’s too…

  • Knitting

    Love It When That Happens

    I love when you finish a knit project, and when you put it on you know it is going to be a go to piece Pattern: Mint Julep by Baby Cocktails Yarn: Cascade Eco Wool, Col 8025 Needles: US 9 Buttons: Jul Silver I only made a couple of small modifications to this pattern. One (as always) was to lengthen the arms by 2″. That is pretty standard for anything that I knit or sew. Patterns just are not written for someone who is 5’9″ and has arms that belong on someone even taller. The other mod is that I did not knit buttonholes. I knew I wanted to use…

  • KSC Designs

    Anniversary, really belated

    Holy cow – I just realized we completely blew past the one year anniversary of KSC Designs being open. It was way back on Feb 7th. I can’t believe how fast this year has gone! To celebrate, I am having a sale through the weekend – enter the code ANNIVERSARY upon checkout in the shop and receive 15% off your purchase. Thank you all for making this year so amazing that it flew by!