Happy Birthday!

I don’t usually make a big deal about birthdays (especially mine) but I thought it might be a fun change of pace!  I hope you won’t think me too conceited 😉 Grateful I have so much to be thankful for this year, and such wonderful things to look forward to in the coming year.  As […]

Indie Design Gift-A-Long 2016

Indie Design Gift-A-Long 2016

I’m so pleased to be participating again in this year’s Indie Design Gift-A-Long event that runs from 8pm EST tonight through end of day November 30!  I am offering a 25% discount on 12 of my favorite patterns that are perfect for all of your seasonal gifting needs! I’ll be taking a little bit of […]

Brand New Today!  Mother of Invention Shawl

Brand New Today! Mother of Invention Shawl

I’m so pleased to announce that my latest pattern–Mother of Invention–is available for purchase today in my Ravelry shop! My initial inspiration for this shawl was to figure out a way to use two colors in stripes of alternating texture to create a really interesting visual effect without requiring any colorwork more complicated than switching […]

Etsy Update: Stitch Markers

Etsy Update: Stitch Markers

Hello All!  I’ve been so focused on designing lately that I’ve been letting my Etsy shop languish.  Well, no more! I’ve developed a line of knitting stitch markers that I’m so excited to share!  I’ve included information in each listing about my thought process and the design elements of my style of markers–I hope you’ll […]

Nearly There and A Giveaway

Nearly There and A Giveaway

So much good news to share today–I’m not sure where to start! Let’s go with my Blue Sand Cardigan first.  It’s nearing completion!  I can’t believe it!  I’m on the textured lower edging now, which just leaves the sleeves, band and pockets.  Which I’m sure will take more time than I’m expecting, but I’ve knit […]

Launching Today! Bowties Are Cool Companion Collection

Launching Today! Bowties Are Cool Companion Collection

My new e-book is now available for purchase on Ravelry!  Each pattern is also available separately, but e-book purchasers receive an e-book exclusive pattern–Bowties Are Cool Slouch in Fingering Weight yarn–not to mention a fantastic discount!  Read on to learn more!   The Bowties Are Cool Companion Collection features 4 accessory patterns designed to complement […]

61 Day Spring Clean Stash Down

61 Day Spring Clean Stash Down

I shared last week that all of my book samples are complete and I’m ready for some selfish knitting before committing to my next design project.  My Blue Sand Cardigan is coming along nicely (after a 30 row set back because…reading skillz, y’all) and now I’m energized to work away at some of my massive […]

Black Friday Deal for You!

Black Friday Deal for You!

Hi Friends!  Did you have a lovely Thanksgiving?  I hope it was a wonderful day filled with laughter, loved ones and great food!  (Mmmm…can you say chocolate chip pecan pie?)  And maybe a nap if you were lucky! What are you up to today?  Are you the type who’s been out since 3am hunting down […]

Interview with Asja Janeczek

Hi Friends!  I’m so excited to share that I’m participating in the Indie Design Gift Along 2015 on Ravelry! And today, I’m honored to be sharing an interview with one of my favorite knitting designers–Asja Janeczek!  We are both participating in this year’s event (click here to go directly to the Ravelry Group for full […]

Gift Along Goals

Gift Along Goals

Can you believe it?!?!?!  The Indie Design Gift Along is starting!  Three hundred and thirty five designers are offering 5-20 of their patterns for 25% off!  Click on the links above to learn more about the event and to see all of the participating designers and their patterns!  When you check out, use coupon code […]