Vogue Knitting Live

This weekend is the Vogue Knitting Live event in Los Angeles. I have two new patterns which will be for sale in kit form at the Knit Culture booth. I’m going to be hanging out, wandering around on Saturday, ~excited to see my friend~ Mary Jane Mucklestone, and hope to see lots of knitters!!!
Sunday at [...]


Last Friday was an exciting day over at the Wisdom Arts Laboratory. Two of my students, Eliza and Ruby, finished knitting their hats!

I love all the colors in these hats. They learned how to knit in the round and how to decrease, and how to stick to a project even though it felt like it [...]

My scarf hat pattern, Nomad Hat from the Interweave Knits Fall 2007 issue is now available to purchase from the knitting daily online store.
Here is a mohair version I made (different gauge, different look), and another post I wrote about the hat that includes my submission sketch.
Also, here is a link to a finished hat [...]

If you’re looking for a new hat pattern allow me to direct you to the RedLipstick Webshop: Katie Cap designed by Staceyjoy Elkin!I made this on the last day of December and wore it to a New Year’s Eve party that night and felt chic while staying warm. Nothing like a quick and stylish knitting [...]

a few gift knits

I managed to eek out a couple of hand knit gifts this year. For our little artist friend Eliza Bee I made this Unicorn from Dream Toys by Claire Garland. I started knitting this toy months ago but put it away until two days before Christmas. I was feeling kind of stressed out about finishing [...]

knitting lesson

We Call Them Piratesdone!
One thing I’ve learned about knitting is that if you haven’t quite mastered a certain technique or stitch pattern, you will eventually; and for me it happens after many hours of practice. I let all my mistakes and sloppy tension remain in the hat because if I had ripped and re knit [...]

nomad hat

The new Interweave Knits is available, and it’s a good fall issue filled with lots of interesting sweaters. I really want to make the Tangled Yoke cardigan. I’m pleased to be a part of the issue. My scarf hat pattern renamed more poetically Nomad Hat is featured in the Minimalist Knits section.
Just for fun, [...]