Category: Design

  • New Pattern Release – the Basket of Blossoms Shawl

    New Pattern Release – the Basket of Blossoms Shawl

    The Basket of Blossoms Shawl pattern is now live on Ravelry, Payhip, and Etsy. I was inspired by the rosy color of this yarn, in a colorway aptly named Phlox, to design something for springtime. I always like to have a little cowl or shawl to wrap around my neck on chilly spring mornings, and…

  • 2022 In Review

    2022 In Review

    Happy New Year! As the year comes to a close, I’m taking a moment to pause and look back at what I’ve accomplished this year. This year was a bit light on new patterns, but I released two previously published patterns – Laura’s Beanie and the Towline Hat – as individual downloads, with updates and…

  • Choosing a Yarn for the Towline Hat

    Choosing a Yarn for the Towline Hat

    I recently released my Towline Hat pattern as an individual download. The original hat was knit in handspun yarn, and since not everyone can (or wants to) spin their own yarn, I thought I’d give you a few tips on choosing a commercially-spun yarn for your project.

  • New Pattern Release – Towline Hat

    New Pattern Release – Towline Hat

    The Towline Hat, a worsted/ Aran weight cabled hat knitting pattern, is now available as an individual download.

  • Fall Knitting Inspiration

    Fall Knitting Inspiration

    We’ve had a spell of cooler weather this week after a period of very hot summer weather, and that has me thinking about fall. I write a lot about knitting and design, but I’ve realized I haven’t written much about where my design inspiration comes from. I get a lot of my inspiration from my…