Category Archives: patterns

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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Fort Collins and Loveland, CO 2016

As I mentioned in an earlier post, this week was largely devoted to family–my father-in-law is ill and so we took a much needed trip to offer some support. Things are as good as can be expected, and there were … Continue reading

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My Cheating Heart . . .

**If you are looking for the Pigeonroof Studio’s awesome giveaway, follow this link to YouTube, Episode 3 of the knittingthestash podcast and leave a comment  I am less than 6 pattern repeats away from finishing the Stornoway Throw. That’s it. … Continue reading

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