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Knit – Along Progress

My Carpino has been a bit neglected of late.  I have a good excuse though – friends, family and picnics.  We’ve been very busy and its been good. Now back to our summer sweater knit along.  I absolutely love Carpino by Carole Feller.   Now that the sleeves are on holders I can fly right […]

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Sun. Waves. Sand. Perfection.

Last week we took a quick little jaunt up to Portsmouth, NH for some relaxation and a little beach time. It was stunning weather and everything we needed.  Brooklyn is a beach baby! She loves the sand and the water so I’m already planning our next beach vacation this summer!  Here are some of the […]

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The Shop Hop Has Started!

The past month or so have been super crazy busy at work so I finally took this week off of work to enjoy a little rest and relaxation (a post on that coming soon) and get Nice & Knit prepped for this weekend’s I-91 Shop Hop. Getting prepped meant not only dying the yarn but […]

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My Target

I have such a hard time leaving Target without overloading my cart.  This weekend we rearranged the boys rooms and moved our office from an upstairs spare bedroom to the first floor.  It was a huge undertaking and I am going to spare you the before and during photos.  (mostly because I forgot to take […]

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I-91 Shop Hop & Nice & Knit!

Kara and I have been dying yarn every free minute we can.  We are gearing up for the local I-91 Shop Hop.  This is the fourth annual year that 12 shops located along I-91 from New Haven, CT to Putney, VT have teamed up to bring you fun, prizes, and plenty of fiber! Nice & […]

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Sorry for the confusion!

So we learned that another blogger (and a great one), Very Shannon used the hashtag #sskal for her summer knit along last year.  We do not want to steal anyones original creativity.  (we don’t like that feeling either!).  So lets do something different so that she can use her own hashtag.  How about #nkkal for Nice […]

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Carpino Summer Sweater Knit Along

Our Summer Sweater Knit Along is underway!  You still have plenty of time to cast on!  I chose to knit Carpino by Carole Feller which is part of Brooklyn Tweeds Wool People Vol. 6.  It is a originally a three quarter sleeved sweater knit in fingering weight yarn.  I am going to make it a […]

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Let’s Start Those Summer Sweaters!

Let’s officially kick off our summer sweaters knit along. CAST ON! Make sure you share your progress with us using the hashtag #sskal and of course #niceandknit, too! In honor of the knit along I’ll share a summer sweater I finished about a week ago and got around to blocking this weekend. The pattern is […]

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SSKAL Inspiration

I’ve been searching Ravelry for just the right pattern to pick for our Summer Sweaters Knit Along.  I haven’t officially selected my choice yet, but thought I would share the contenders and in Nice & Knit Colorway I’m considering!  Don’t forget to sign up in the Ravelry Forum.  As you can see, we have a […]

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Summer Sweater 2014 Knit Along!

Lets Knit Together! Whispers by Veera Välimäki Its a beautiful time of year and most of my time is spent outside.  I need some motivation to whip up a great summer sweater.   I know a knit along is just the thing to get me knitting quickly!  We will have 6 weeks to knit so that we can […]

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