Future Designs

Designing, designing… I live for this. My brain never lets the designer in me turn off. It’s good and bad. I can’t make it all! I’m thinking of going back to my sample knitters/crocheters. When …

Weave and Spin

I was intrigued by Lion Brand’s Jumbo Alpaca as soon as I saw it. It comes in a hank of 62 yards. It’s gigantic and soft and kind of bizarre looking and I like things …

Make a Statement

I knew I wanted to knit this scarf the moment I saw the yarn. The texture and color and idea all made perfect sense together. Jumbo Alpaca is so soft you can pretty much curl …

It’s Always Exciting

Part of designing is keeping secrets. When you design for self publishing you are free to disclose whatever you feel like about a particular design, obviously. And recently you’ve seen me posting my shawl in …

Montgomery

Done and loaded! Pattern #10 from In Rhythm was released on Ravelry. Montgomery is knit in Brava Sport from Knit Picks on US size 4 needles. Although it is a fairly heavily patterned design I …

Train Knitting

Knitting on the train is very limiting. For me it is anyway. I was never one of those avid sock knitter types. I admit, I actually find knitting socks pretty boring. Even if they are …

Finding Inspiration

Creativity can’t be turned on with the push of a button. Not for me anyway. I wish that were the case. I could never come up with anything worthwhile under the gun, so to speak. …

So Snuggly

This yarn is way far out of my normal comfort zone, especially for a garment. Yup. I’m making a sweater out of this bright pink lumpy bumpy yarn. It will be a simple boxy pullover …