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September 6, 2017

Celtic Cable Fingerless Mitts in Red


Currently available in my shop at this listing: Celtic Cable Fingerless Mitts

*This shade of red may not be accurately represented on your screen.
Posted on September 6, 2017 | Permalink

December 20, 2016

Baby Cable Pom Hat (Cute!)

Remember that scarf with the pompoms that I knit a little while back?

The kind buyer who ordered it wanted a cable hat to go along with it, so I came up a variation of my cabled beanie for it. The pom is so cute. Ah. I want to hug it.


I just love that cable rib, it's so stretchy! Here's my youngest son modeling it. (If you follow me on instagram, you got a peek at this photo already.)


Pom. So. Cute. Can't. Staaaand. It.

Here: Merino Cable PomPom Hat

And here: Bonnet à torsades en laine mérinos

Posted on December 20, 2016 | Permalink

Baby Alpaca Snood in Midnight Blue


My baby alpaca knit lace snood is now available in Midnight Blue (I looooooove this color):

Currently to be found in my shop here or here.

Posted on December 20, 2016 | Permalink

December 2, 2016

Cable Knit PomPom Scarf Oh Yeah


I made this merino rib cable scarf with pom poms at the request of a customer, who wanted it for her child. Now Max wants me to make him one in "white, purple, gray, blue and red" [because clearly he thinks he's a 4 year old version of Doctor Who]. Oh, and without the pom poms. Darn. I like me some pom poms.

It's here (and can be ordered with or without pompoms):

Merino Cable Rib Scarf with (or without) Pom poms

AND my shop is at a new address (as well as at etsy): tortillagirl.shop


Posted on December 2, 2016 | Permalink

October 14, 2014

The PomPom Lace Hat in Red:


Now in my Etsy shop!

Posted on October 14, 2014 | Permalink

March 10, 2014

We're having spectacular weather.

At the Parc Bourran this Sunday (where I got a raging allergy attack. But, Spring!):


{Find this photo in my instagram}

In knitting news, a customer wanted a close fitting cowl to match her Camila hat, and I came up with this:


I like it so much I'm putting it in the shop.

Posted on March 10, 2014 | Permalink

January 3, 2014

Camila in Blue


Someone ordered the Camila slouch hat in blue and I think it looks fantastic! Get it here, in my shop.

Posted on January 3, 2014 | Permalink

November 26, 2013

New colors:

(I love the smell of new yarn in the morning.)

I've just received four new colors in my favorite mer-i-noooo! Beige (a shade darker than stone), woodland (a heather brown), blue and purple. Now any of my creations made of this fiber can be ordered in any of these colors. Yay.


Posted on November 26, 2013 | Permalink

November 21, 2013

Celtic Cable Mitts Are Baaaaaaaaack


• Expertly hand-knit of the finest quality superwash 98% extrafine Australian merino wool/2% elite polyester spun in Italy.
• Merino wool is a superior fiber that is soft, natural, renewable, breathable, and kind to sensitive skin.
• Seamless and neatly finished.
• Fingerless with a thumb extension.


Find them in my shop in these colors (with more colors coming next week)!

Posted on November 21, 2013 | Permalink

November 19, 2013

PDF Knitting Pattern: Boyfriend Hat


Knitting skill level: Advanced beginner to intermediate with knowledge on how to knit in the round on circular and double pointed needles.


Contains directions for three sizes:
a) S: 56 cm (22") - 57 cm (22 ½”)
b) M: 58 cm (22 7/8") - 59 cm (23 ¼")
c) L: 60 cm (23 5/8") - 61 cm (24")

• Bulky weight pure wool or wool blend yarn (for best results)
• Circular knitting with circular needles and double pointed needles
• Increases
• Decreases
• Tapestry needle for weaving in ends


Now available in my shop as an instant download for printing!

Posted on November 19, 2013 | Permalink

November 13, 2013

New colors, new fiber:

The Chunky Beanie, a longtime favorite in my shop and a timeless classic, now comes in a 50% superfine alpaca/50% highland wool in three fantastic neutrals!



I cannot sing enough praises about the luxuriousness of this all natural fiber: It's soft, warm, lightweight, durable and kind to sensitive skin. No scratchy knits here, ever.

Available in my shop this season for sizes 55 cm (21 5/8") to 58 cm (22 7/8"), and colors camel brown, anthracite gray and ink black.


Posted on November 13, 2013 | Permalink

November 7, 2013

We Like Chunky.


I'm having so much fun knitting up these little circle scarves. The yarn is really cool: It's not spun, but is a tube made up of rows of knit stitches. When knit up it creates a wonderful texture.

Right now I have just one each in the lilac shown above, blue and green. One more is coming in gray. And I think that will be about it!

Posted on November 7, 2013 | Permalink

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