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Recent Posts by Jaclyn Pawlowski

What we (don’t) wear.

After this past weekend away, I am more engrossed than ever by our relationship with our clothing. Having the ability to use merely two sticks and a piece of string to create fabric is almost magical. Fashioning that fabric into a garment is even more so. We spend hours, weeks, months putting love and care  Continue Reading »

CustomFit 3 – Emma

I acquired this beautiful yarn at our retreat in September: Details: Yarn – Woolen Rabbit Emma (DK Polwarth/Silk blend) Colorway – Pussywillow And knew immediately what I wanted it to be – a shawl collar, 3/4 length sleeve pullover, with an accent button worked into the shawl collar fastening somewhere:   (Cool new thing I  Continue Reading »

Grandpa Cardigan

So.  Last night my mom said: Hey, I really like that sweater.  Where’d you get it? A year or two ago I would have bristled a bit.  (Can’t you tell that I made this with my own two hands!?!) Now, I couldn’t be happier.  I want to make clothes.  Clothes that fit beautifully, and are  Continue Reading »

Technique Lessons (what I learned this year at Rhinebeck)

This humble swatch is what I brought home with me from Rhinebeck.  Not the yarn, per se.  But what it represents. It represents a lot. I grew up a “maker” in a family full of “do-ers”.  My family never sat still enough to make anything… …it was bunches of people playing H-O-R-S-E on the driveway,  Continue Reading »

Rhinebeck Sweater: Minimal Viable Product

The last you heard from this intrepid knitter was the sound of a gauntlet being laid.  I had 2 days, and half a sweater to knit and finish. I knit the left cardigan front on Wednesday.  I felt good. I knit the right cardigan front on Thursday.  I felt good. I soaked and blocked all  Continue Reading »

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