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 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….

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, [...]

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 [...]

vacation knitting

I decided to knit the Gossamer Stars scarf for myself in a lace weight yarn, Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud in the Cha Cha Heather color. Ha ha. Cha cha. Yes, I’m giddy about taking off. I was hoping to have the scarf blocked and ready to wear for our weekend trip. I’ll probably finish it [...]

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. [...]

poncho style

This is hand-knit wearing in action. My kid won’t wear a sweater for five minutes but he wore a poncho all day. He asked me in the morning, “Mommy, you made this? Did it take a lot of times?” “Yes. I made it and it took a while.” “Oh, mommy it’s beautiful. What’s it called?” [...]

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