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!

More Ripping

Jeesh, this is supposed to be an easy pattern.  Big needles, bulky yarn, mostly stockinette stitch. I didn’t like the second version of the cable on the blue sweater either.  I realized that what it needed was a purl stitch … Continue reading

Peeps!

Easter is my favorite holiday.  I’m not referring to the religious aspects of the day; I’ll leave that to those who are more qualified than I am in that department.  I’m talking about the leaves popping out on the trees, … Continue reading

More Work on the Blog

I have done little knitting today.  I have changed my “Finished Projects” page, and added several old projects from photos I had stored.  I have done a number of items that either never got photographed, or the photos are lost.  … Continue reading

Matinee Coat

I made this for a grand-niece; finished this month. Knit from Baby Cashmerino (really, I’m going to knit with some other yarn next!). The pattern was designed with Sweater Wizard software, loosely based on a vintage baby sweater from the … Continue reading

Aran Baby Blanket

Knit from Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, pattern from “Knit Baby Blankets”, by Gwen Steege. Finished February 2004 for John’s new grandson, Sam. Addendum: Since I’ve had several requests to email this pattern, I’m including a link to the Amazon page … Continue reading