Category Archives: patterns

Patterns for Puppies!

Our newly adopted Millie is settling in nicely. We are so happy to have her and Tink join our crew . . . and I got to thinking: how can we help more pups and kitties? Well, with a pattern … Continue reading

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Better Sweater Series #5: Charting Software and Pattern Scaling

Well hello there! I’m SO SO SO excited to bring you the 5th installment of the Better Sweater Series. I have an actual, real, in the wool FO to show you . . . it worked, y’all! We have a … Continue reading

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Sand Shawl Modification

Hi everyone! And good morning! As promised (and with the designer’s permission), I have some modifications to share for the Sand Shawl by Kephren Pritchett! The shawl is a beautiful triangular shape with an undulating border and open lace work … Continue reading

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Designer Dialogue: Woolly Thoughts

Happy weekending my fine fiber folk! The podcast will resume next weekend . . . right now I am up to my eyeballs in work prep and travel–I think you all know how that goes! I am very pleased to … Continue reading

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Late Night Favorites

**If you are looking for the GIVEAWAY and PODCAST, click here** I am a poor sleeper. I’d rather be up late and–more and more–up early. It’s those rare hours that allow me to get some work and fun done before … Continue reading

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Designer Dialogues: Laura Dear

Hello everyone and happy weekend! You made it! As many of you know, I recently knit up the Manning Park Hat and then, quickly on its heels as a test-knit, the Blackberries and Cream Hat. Both designs come from Laura … Continue reading

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Episode 6: To Lead or to Follow?

Happy to be sharing Episode 6: To Lead or to Follow? A brief meditation on how I approach patterns. And of course, lots of projects in the pipeline, an amazingly HUGE FO, and some educational discoveries and shout-outs. Head on … Continue reading

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