Flying Home

Last week Quince & Co. published a series of scarf patterns. I’m pleased to say that one of them is mine.
Have you tried Quince yarn? It’s loverly. I used Tern; just one skein. In seaweed colorway. I spent every summer as a kid swimming in the ocean. I think seaweed color is ingrained in my [...]

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 [...]

St-Denis Spring Summer 2010 Issue 2

Veronique Avery’s St-Denis Issue 2 has been released, and I’m so proud to be a part of it. My Bright Stripes Lace scarf pattern is included in the collection, and I also have a two page photo spread of inspiration photos for my design.

I’m crazy for this yarn, Nordique, it’s very knitter friendly and [...]

New Scarf Pattern for Classic Elite

photo copyright © Classic Elite Yarns,
Classic Elite #9112, Silky Alpaca Lace Scarf
I’m crazy about the great styling and the glamorous model!
Featured in Classic Elite Yarns booklet, Gallery
Ravel it for all the pertinent information: ravelry link.
12″ wide by 74″ long….
US 4 knitting needle
2 skeins of yarn…the wonderful Silky Alpaca Lace. It’s super soft, light and easy…
Hey, [...]

red scarf

I first heard about the Red Scarf project while reading She Shoots Sheep Shots. After reading Gale’s Sept. 21 post, I started my scarf and enlisted my mom to knit one too. My mom worked with a wool/acrylic yarn in garter stitch on US size 11 needles. My scarf is wool and worked in a [...]

gossamer stars

When the Gossamer Stars pattern became available at the Interweave Store, I decided to knit a sample, or rather, one for myself (!) in lace weight yarn.
Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud, in the Cha Cha color speaks of summer to me, it’s light, affordable – and REALLY cheerful -, and who doesn’t want to feel happy [...]

summer goodness

Painted, Bright flowers for a bright day.
And, a Super, fantastic gift to make a summer day brighter, and better! Habu yarn, a silk boucle, indigo, hand dyed by Michele!
Thank you. I’ve been knitting blankets in the heat and am pleased to have something small and silky to hold and create with.I got started on a [...]

Gossamer Stars Scarf

Yesterday, the mailman delivered my Summer ’08 issue of Interweave Knits. I designed two patterns, Gossamer Stars Scarf and the Tapestry Skirt. Living in L.A. summer knitting is a natural fit for me. I can wear knitted skirts year round and I’ve always been a scarf girl. Today, I’ll talk about the Gossamer Stars Scarf. [...]

must keep knitting

Impulse yarn purchase left on display for weeks taunting me, turned into an impulse project.
Earlier this week I finished working on several projects that have kept me really busy these last two months. I felt so relieved, and tired, yet also restless. A friend’s birthday is approaching so why not knit something for her? Right [...]


Beautiful, bright yellow silk yarn from sweetgeorgia yarns. This burst of sunshine yarn was a gift from Mandy and I’ve wondered about what to knit with it. Finally, something utterly simple knit with good intentions, meaning, I consciously tried to work in a meditative state focusing on optimism, love and peace. It sounds really corny [...]

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