About Lorette

My name is Lorette. I learned to knit in 1999, and took up spinning in 2009. I'm a physician specializing in internal medicine, and live in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy my blog!

Ahhhh.

Sunday afternoon on the lake, me, my knitting, and the cat. It doesn't get much better than this. I'm still working on the same projects, slowly but surely. The lovely stuff in the photo is the Afghanistan cashmere, I'm knitting … Continue reading

Ooooh!

After I finished the Ruffles shawl, I needed to cast on another semi-mindless project. I mentioned in my last post that I might do another Hitchhiker shawl, so I started rummaging around in my yarn stash for the perfect yarn. … Continue reading

New Socks!

And they're done.   Project Details Pattern: My same old vanilla sock Yarn: Lang Jawoll Superwash Solids, Black Watch. I think the real color “name” is actually a number. Needles: 2.25mm sterling double points For: John Started/Finished: Started 1/23/17 Finished … Continue reading

Weekend Goal

I'm a believer in setting achievable goals. Finishing those socks is my goal for this long weekend. These are for John. The yarn is Lang Jawoll superwash. It is really nice yarn, if a bit boring. It knits up into … Continue reading