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New Pattern Released: Four Points Socks!

New Pattern Released: Four Points Socks!

I’m thrilled to announce the release of a new pattern, the Four Points Socks. While on maternity leave, I saw a gorgeous, Vitamin-C-infused, skein of Unwind Yarn Company’s Honeymoon Sock and craved it. During some middle-of-the-night nursing session, I started picturing large cables combined with […]

Love Your Blog Challenge: Beginnings

Love Your Blog Challenge: Beginnings

Last week’s blog post, as inspired by A Playful Day’s Love Your Blog Challenge, generated the most comments I’ve ever gotten. Since the topic was “Interactions and Community,” seems only appropriate, no? This week’s prompt is “Beginnings,” so I’m going to dive right in again. […]

New Original Design: Sailor’s Warning Cowl/Scarf

New Original Design: Sailor’s Warning Cowl/Scarf

Introducing the Sailor’s Warning! When there’s a red sky in the morning, slip on this cozy reversible cowl to brave the blustery weather. The Sailor’s Warning cowl is reminiscent of a bright sunrise and features reversible cabled rope rigging. Cowls are knit flat and seamed, […]

New Original Design: Carpool Hat!

New Original Design: Carpool Hat!

Happy Ides of March, everyone! Just wanted to announce that I have just released the Carpool Hat as a FREE download on Ravelry. My stepdad, who is an elementary school principal, asked me to knit him a hat to keep him warm as he greets […]

Vote for Me!

Vote for Me!

As part of my ongoing goal to publish more knitting designs, I entered a design competition in January. Much to my delight, my Circuits hat, which I designed for my younger brother, is one of the five finalists! The prize is truly incredible: a two-hour […]

FO: Sweet Faux Hawk Baby Blanket

FO: Sweet Faux Hawk Baby Blanket

I finally finished the baby’s blanket! I knew I wanted to knit a colorful and geometric blanket for my second child, like the Log Cabin Afghan I did for my first. I picked a pattern from a book I owned, ordered the yarn, and waited […]