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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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, [...]

Wisdom Arts benefit sale

I’ve been busy knitting and crocheting lots of accessories for this weekends benefit sale. If you’re in the area please come by!

Art Sale this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, from 12 to 3 at Wisdom Arts Laboratory!
WAL Location:
Orange Grove Meeting Campus
upstairs in building 4
520 E Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena CA 91104-4351
(East Orange Grove is between
Oakland and [...]

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 [...]

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