• New to Grainline, the Penny Raglan!

    The search for the perfect tee… It’s a real thing. For us it needs to be boxy, drapey, unclingy and of course soft! That’s why the Penny Raglan is the perfect tee. For those of you who have been following the blog and our Instagram for a while you probably recognize it. Jen has been wearing […]

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  • New Pattern Release… The Driftless Cardigan!

    Cardigans are an essential piece of any transitional weather wardrobe. We have been cooking up a super cute one that we are elated to share with you today. Meet the Driftless Cardigan! It’s the perfect cardigan for cooler temperatures throughout the year. Wear it when temperatures drop on a summer night or when it’s crisp […]

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  • Four Finished Hats

    I’ve mentioned before that I love testing out new designers and techniques via small projects like hats and today I have a few of those projects to show. 4 hats knit via 2 patterns from designers I’ve admired but haven’t had the chance to knit from yet! Colorado Roku Ravelry Post Pattern: Roku Yarn: Malabrigo […]

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  • Jen’s 2015 Year End Knit Review

    When I was thinking back on how my year in knitting went, I remembered it a bit differently than it actually went. Somehow this past year has seemed to pass at lightning speed, and yet last January seems so far away. Generally I’m a bit of an overly productive person, meaning I feel like I need to […]

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  • 2015 Pattern Recap: Stowe Bag

    This is our last pattern recap for the month, hopefully you have enjoy reminiscing with us! We finished up this year by releasing the Stowe, which only made it’s debut a little over a month ago. A collaborated pattern we did with Karen Templer of Fringe Supply Co, the Stowe can be purchased on our […]

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  • Lark Sew-Along: Boatneck

    Now for our final neckline, the boatneck. This one is by far the easiest with only 3 steps. Lets go! This first step is optional, but if you have a serger I recommend serging around the neckline. This helps to create a fold line around the neck edge and also looks nice on the finished […]

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  • Whitewash Cabled Socks

    ravelry link pattern | bff by cookie a yarn | madelinetosh tosh merino light in whitewash needles | us 1 double pointed needles modifications | none plant | monstera deliciosa These socks and I have been through a lot together. I cast on during a flight to NYC with Jon back in February to see […]

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  • Stone Lake Sweater

    The Details Pattern: Stone Lake Sweater (rav link) Yarn: Purl Soho Line Weight in Sea Salt & Dark Loam Needles: US 7, 8, 9 Shoes: Dieppa Restrepo Penny In Progress Photos | #stonelakesweater on Instagram Sometime last year between knitting my Benton, Stonecutter, and Bellows I got it into my head that I wanted to try to design and […]

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  • Three Hats- Love, Like, Hate

    Well hey there, it’s been a while! I’m trying to ease back into this blogging thing – it really does become hard to start back up once you’ve gone a while without writing anything. So to get rolling, today I have three previously unblogged hats for you and for one reason or another, I’m not […]

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  • Brooklyn Tweed Stonecutter

    After a year of on again, off again, then totally on knitting, my Stonecutter (ravelry link) is done and photographed! I am absolutely in love with this sweater so get ready because I’m about to wax poetic all over this sucker. Lets start with the basics… Pattern: Stonecutter by Michele Wang for Brooklyn Tweed Yarn: […]

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  • Where to Find Ribbing Worldwide

    I’ve gotten a lot of questions about where to buy ribbing since publishing the Linden pattern. I have a few places that I’ve been able to find ribbing but I knew there were more out there so I asked you guys in a previous post where you’ve found ribbing you liked either online or in […]

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  • Stonecutter Progress

    I don’t know if many of you guys knit, but I’ve been working on this sweater, Stonecutter, for something like a year, which in sewing terms is a SUPER long time. I took basically the entire summer off because the yarn was not pleasant to knit with in the hot, humid Chicago summer, but after […]

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  • Linden Sweatshirt View B

    Pattern: Linden Sweatshirt View B Self Fabric: French Terry Ribbing: None used Size: Straight 6 because it needed to be photographed on my dress form. Typically I would use a 2 or 4 bust graded down to a 4 or 6 at the hip depending on the fit I wanted. View B of the Linden […]

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  • Linden Sweatshirt View A

    Today I’m sharing more photos of my View A Linden Sweatshirt and a bit more info about the pattern. Lets start with the pattern and fabric basics. Pattern: Linden Swea/product-tag/linden/tshirt View A Self Fabric: French Terry Ribbing: Hacci Rib Knit Size: Straight 6 because it needed to be photographed on my dress form. Typically I would […]

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  • Handknit: Benton Sweater

    It’s been a while since I’ve done a finished project post but I’m getting back on the horse and today we have my finished Benton Sweater! I started this sweater in mid April when I needed a road trip knitting project. Stonecutter seemed a little intense for taking on the road so a quick Ravelry searching revealed this […]

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