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Project Bags

Over the weekend I stumbled upon this post on Ravelry with hundreds of comments from people showing off their homemade project bags.  I started “collecting” some of my favorite free designs for future sewing.  They tended to fall into a … Continue reading

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Shaping a Shawl

There are various ways to shape a shawl and I’ve been having fun experimenting with different styles of shaping. I currently have a design that I’ve sent to a publisher for a crescent shaped shawl. Crescents are interesting because there … Continue reading

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I’ve been working on a hat for the #250

I’ve been working on a hat for the #25000tuques project. I learned about the project from the Knitmore Girls Podcast (http://www.knitmoregirlspodcast.com/) and needed a new project for my purse. My hat is just a simple K2, P2 rib in a … Continue reading

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Patterns available at the Independent Creative Group

I’m happy to announce that three of my patterns are now available on the Independent Creative Group so that shop owners can purchase printed patterns for their shops.  If you know of any local shop owners who wish to carry … Continue reading

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Introducing the Lumi Capelet

Today I released my newest pattern, the Lumi Capelet. Lumi is a quick to knit design that is perfect to wear when you need something around your shoulders to keep you a bit warmer in the fall weather.  You can … Continue reading

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Podcasts for Designers

This weekend at the Knit and Crochet Show, I got to meet Marly Bird from The Yarn Thing podcast.  She is one of my favorite podcasters because of her positive and curious nature with her guests.  It turns out she’s just … Continue reading

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TKGA Fun

I’m in San Diego this week at The Knit and Crochet show.  I barely finished my latest shawl design in time to have it be part of the informal fashion show at last night’s Yarn Tasting event.  Here’s a sneak … Continue reading

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Working the Charts on the Vefr Shawl

My first few designs used the charting style I learned from Mirriam Felton in her Craftsy class for lace shawl design.  For a triangular shawl, it incorporates the center and edge stitches into the chart and indicates a repeat for … Continue reading

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The Shawl That Would Not be Designed

I talked about the interesting construction technique that I am trying to incorporate into a shawl in another post.  I’ve had a slow month knitting because of many trips and other obligations, but I’m hoping to get more knitting time … Continue reading

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Introducing Mayil

I released my newest pattern today called Mayil, which is a Indian name meaning full of grace like a peacock.  I use a Prism yarn that has subtle shading that reminded me of the iridescence of a peacock’s feathers.  You … Continue reading

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