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Month: September 2017

Episode 037 (An Interview with Rick Najdzion of Whimzee Stitches)

Episode 037 (An Interview with Rick Najdzion of Whimzee Stitches)

Recorded on Sunday, September 10, 2017 LISTEN HERE Announcements Daunt is live in Ravelry! Read a full blog post about it here. View in Ravelry FOs Preemie hats (no pattern) on US 7 (4.5 mm) in TYH 20 skeins bonbons (100% acrylic) WIPs Underwood by Elizabeth Doherty […]

Daunt Cowl

Daunt Cowl

Daunt: Easy to Knit, Easy to Finish, Easy to Wear I’m thrilled to announce the release of the Daunt cowl. What knitter isn’t attracted to mini-skein sets? The options are endless, but sometimes, they’re also paralyzing. What do you DO with those scrumptious bundles? Similarly, […]

Episode 036 (All the Designs!)

Episode 036 (All the Designs!)

Recorded on Friday, September 1, 2017



Greener on MY Side shawl has been released. Design for 4, 5, or 6 colors – highly adaptable to any yardage.

Click to view Greener on MY Side in Ravelry

Winner of a free copy of the pattern is MaryBeth1199.

The four accessories patterns in the Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 2, collection are now available individually.

Click to view Springs to Mind in Ravelry

Click to view Lean into the Wind in Ravelry

Click to view entire collection in Ravelry

Next pattern release: Daunt Cowl – recipe for a pack of minis and a main color. Will be free for newsletter subscribers. Best coupons also through there. Sign up here.


Thank Yous


Handspun hat in Unwind Yarn Company 100% Corriedale Roving, Solar Flare. Used pinhole cast-on to start.

Menehune Cobblestone socks by Adrienne Fong (free via Ravelry) on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Knit Picks Stroll Tweed (65% wool, 25% nylon, 10% “other”) in Rabbit Heather colorway.

Preemie hats (no pattern) on US 7 (4.5 mm) in TYH 20 skeins bonbons (100% acrylic)

New sock design (will talk about more in design notebook).


I have the next four months planned out!

Underwood by Elizabeth Doherty


Hobbledehoy Battlings in Comet colorway, Polwarth/Bamboo/Stellina/Tencel

Design Notebook

Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 3, coming before the end of the year.

Two hats coming out on September 21 – timed for the beginning of the Into the Wool Fiber Retreat.

New sock pattern – trying to get published!

New cowl pattern for The Knitting Boutique Maryland Showcase.

Tea-related ornaments.

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I won a Warm Fuzzies (75% SW merino, 25% nylon) sock blank in the Bubbles and Sunshine colorway from Jenn Sheelen as part of the Down Cellar Studio podcast Splash Pad Party.

I will be a sponsor for the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party.

Knitting Around the World

Take dance classes with alpacas in Canada!

These sheep can dance, too!

Where to Find Me

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“Kassongo” by Orchestra Super Mazembe, used with permission of A.I. Records (Kenya) Ltd