Land Escapes Art Show

Saturday, March 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 is the opening of Land Escapes, a show I am doing with Abira Ali at SPACE – South Pasadena Art Center. The description of the show from the gallery’s website:
Land Escapes features the work of Los Angeles artists Abira Ali and Kathleen Coyle. Originally conceived by Joan Weinzettle [...]

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 [...]

mother’s day

Felix’s present to me, a beautiful drawing of mom (me!) wearing a red dress. Red is his favorite color. I put it up on my wall and have been smiling ever since.

I knit some basics socks for my mom. She is a great knitter but never makes socks. These are kind of roomy, more like [...]

New Shawl pattern, Courting Sophia at Twist Collective

The new Twist Collective came out last week, and it’s filled with beautiful knitting patterns. I’m so, so, so, pleased to be a part of it. My shawl pattern Courting Sophia is one of a few gorgeous lace shawl and scarf patterns. It’s great to have a nice variety of lace patterns to choose from. [...]

blue spring

Two knits came back to me. Ardent Jacket and Petal Skirt from Twist Collective.

I’ve been living in Ardent. Ardently living?

…working on my self timer skills….

textile show

xoKat

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 [...]

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