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 […]

New Release: Old Magic

New Release: Old Magic

Magic The final installment of the Looking Back series is releasing today!  Old Magic, the third and final shawl, is definitely a show stopper! It has a very generous size and is designed specifically to wrap securely around the shoulders and stay in place.  The allover Sparkle lace motifs create lots of visual interest, but […]

New Release: Charlatan

New Release: Charlatan

“A charlatan is a person practicing quackery or some similar confidence trick in order to obtain money, fame or other advantages via some form of pretense or deception.” (Wikipedia) Charlatan is a triangular shaped shawl with an unconventional construction.  It is the second shawl in the Looking Back Series-named for those snake oil salesmen 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 […]

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 […]

Featheround and Bowties Are Cool MKAL

Featheround and Bowties Are Cool MKAL

I have been a busy busy bee these past few weeks and I can’t wait any longer to share all of the yarnie goodness with you!  Today, I’m releasing two designs!  The first is my newest hat design–Featheround. Featheround is a versatile hat pattern that provides lots of options to knit a special and fancy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bluejays, Bluejays, Everywhere

Bluejays, Bluejays, Everywhere

Hi friends!  I’m making a rare Saturday evening post to share a few pics of my newest pattern with you–Bluejay!  To be honest, I hadn’t really been expecting to write this pattern in 2015.  I had initially released Baby Bluejay late last year as a hooded vest for babies 0-24 months.  Looking back at the […]