Category Archives: designs

Ask a Designer w/ Kephren Pritchett and Albina McLaughlan

A month or so ago, I asked you all what questions you have for knitwear designers . . . and wowza! you all came through with some brilliant ideas!  Two of my favorite designers, Kephren Pritchett and Albina McLaughlin, agreed … Continue reading

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Hap Hap Happening!

If you are not on the Kate Davies email newsletter list . . . now is your moment. Her new project, The Book of Haps, is coming! Pre-orders begin Thursday, May 19th! I’ll admit that Kate Davies’ books are a particular … Continue reading

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Sock Meditations

I have now knit 10 socks from the same pattern, Susan B Anderson’s “How I Make My Socks.” I have heard knitters complain about second sock syndrome (or second mitten syndrome). . . but I have yet to experience it. … Continue reading

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Swatching and Spinning (oh and measuring feet . . .)

Thanks for all of the votes on the socks and hats challenge. I think we can safely say that knitters . . . do as they please. And it’s good to remember just how quirky and fun and different we … Continue reading

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