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 [...]

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. [...]

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, [...]

It’s In The Bag blog tour- day 2

Welcome to day two of the It’s in the Bag blog tour. The full tour schedule is here at Kara Gott Warner’s blog She Knits in The Loop.
It’s in the Bag, edited by Kara Gott Warner, is packed with patterns! It really has something for everyone. A few designs caught my eye, but the Andrea [...]

desert beauty

The view, with it’s rich hot colors…

and by hot, I mean hot, 111 degrees

and by beauty, I mean the view and this hand knit antique doily I found in a shop. It was tossed in with a pile of crochet doilies. It caught my eye with it’s starched linen, and fine work, about ten stitches [...]

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 [...]

i heart

Lace knitting. Knitting stripes. The beginning of Summer.
Knit Picks Shadow (Atlantic Kettle Dyed)
Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud Lace Yarn (Smoke Heather)


Saturday, June 27, I will be teaching a three hour workshop at Compatto Yarn Salon! We’ll be working on the Pom Pom Awning (or shawl or table runner) from Greetings from Knit Cafe.
To read the class description on Compatto’s calender, scroll down to June 27 and click on Kat Coyle.


My concentration is not very focused these days. I think the Internet has my brain hungry for more and more instant images and I’m feeling mentally restless and lazy at the same time. Or at least that’s the excuse I’m using today. Felix and I stepped outside the house for a short walk and I [...]