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. [...]

happy valentines day

These are the amigurumi toys I made for my son for Valentines Day. He named them Popsicle Rainbow Elephant and Popsicle Rainbow Mousey, best friends 4-ever! Popsicle Rainbow is a good way to describe the yarn (Cherry Tree Hill Sockittome).

The mouse pattern is from Clover. It’s a free pdf download.
And the elephant is from [...]

Help for Haiti, Brandywine Shawl by Rosemary Hill

This beautiful shawl is designed by Rosemary Hill, (photo is from her flickr site). Visit her flickr site to see more images of the shawl. I wanted to help spread the word, the below text is paraphrased or copied from Rosemary’s site.

Rosemary designed this shawl to help Haiti after their [...]

threadknits contest

Hey have you heard about the Threadknits contest? It’s a fun, wacky idea, that could lead to all sorts of great stuff. Threadless.com, the t-shirt design website is sponsoring a contest with Chris Cardinal, where knitters can turn their favorite Threadless designs into possibly weird and amazing yarn creations. Participants have until January 18 to [...]

crochet flowers

Crochet flower class starts this Friday at Wisdom Arts Laboratory.
This week, while planning for the class I found myself analyzing stitches, and imagining flowers. Stitches and flowers, double crochet, triple crochet, circles, petals, curves, form and texture.
And, I fell in love with a certain thistle-y flower.


Welcome to my new website!
Thanks a million to Tad for putting everything together for me. If you need help with a Wordpress blog I highly recommend him! I found out about Tad while reading Mel’s blog Pipe dreams and Purling Plans, and thought, “hm, I think I’m ready for a change”. Tad was wonderful to [...]

barn raising square

Knitalong author Larissa Brown is organizing a fund raiser for Doctors without Borders and needs volunteers to knit barn raising squares. Barn raising quilts will be auctioned at Sock Summit 2009. All the info you need is here.

knitting his way

While I knit something conventional and wearable, Felix occupied himself with creating an intricate web all over the house.
He told me that he was knitting a trap for his artist Dad. He also declared himself a top designer. “I am Top Designer!”
And, “I am the best knitter!” I was really proud of him, and didn’t [...]

favorite color

All the yarn looks so cute in a big pile!Thanks to Mary Jane for suggesting to full the pot holder. I’m going to make one tonight. I asked Felix what was his favorite color. I knew he would go for the dark pink. It’s the most vibrant in the bunch.

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