New Designs ~ Love of Knitting Holiday 2014

Boy, did time get away from me this past month! It seems like just yesterday that Love of Knitting released their Holiday 2014 issue..which includes two new designs for me! (The issue was released in early September. 🙂 ) Introducing…. Inara Sweater ~ Vertical ribbing creates a flattering silhouette and can be blocked to your […]

More summer knitting….

One project I’ve embarked on this year is updating older patterns with new photography, because let’s face it – my photos sucked. They were really not good and not presenting my designs well. Earlier this year I met Tabetha Hedrick, fellow designer and photographer, who did some wonderful photos for me. With life intervening, it’s […]

“Grecian Elegance” sweater pattern in latest Patternfish newsletter…..

Did you read the latest Patternfish newsletter? I had a very pleasant surprise when as I read through the newsletter – there was my Grecian Elegance pattern in the Editor’s Choices section! Now, I do love it when folks buy my patterns directly from my website, but if you haven’t visited Patternfish – you should. […]

Summer Knitting….

After a seemingly endless winter…I’m ready for some light, summer knitting. Light garments that help keep you cool or easy, quick projects that don’t take a lot of concentration are on my list. Here’s a couple of newly released designs that might be just what you’re looking for when you think about warm weather knitting….. […]

“Asteri Scarf”…..stay warm with this new design

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve had a new, self-published design to share….and that makes “Asteri Scarf” special for me. The concept for this scarf was something I had thought about for a long time, and one I think makes for a fun scarf. I’ve seen lots of scarf, and cowl, patterns with buttons – […]

Bayr Pullover ~ New Design Released!

It’s always exciting for me when a new design of mine is released ~ whether it’s self-published or through a publisher. This week, Knit Picks released their Wool of the Andes Fall 2013 Collection, which includes my “Bayr Pullover“. Bayr Pullover is a fun sweater to knit – nothing hard to stress over. The yoke […]

Fellow Knitter Needs Suggestions…..

Update 03/10/13 ~ Rebecca tells me that she has solved the problem with a simple change in how she was working the ssk, and she’s now happily knitting along on her sweater. Yea!  I am still interested in hearing from my readers though with any tips or tricks you use for attaching a border to […]

New Pattern to Celebrate the New Year!

Welcome 2013! I’m celebrating the New Year with a new pattern ~ Cushy Rib Headband. This free pattern is simple to knit, fun to customize, really warm and did I mention free? With just a bit of bulky yarn, and a bit of time, you’ll have a headband that will keep your ears toasty warm. The […]

Shape your knits with short rows….

Well, I’m a bit late with November’s tutorial…but I have a good reason that I’ll explain in my next post. In the meantime, let’s take a look at short rows. Using short rows to shape a knit project is gaining more popularity every day, and with good reason. Short rows can be used to add […]

Another design published by DRG….

Looking for a great vest to knit? One that is easy, works up fast & goes well with lots of different looks? Well, I am happy to tell you that my Hera Vest is available in the new Simply Circular book from House of White Birches! I think you will like the versatility of Hera […]