Lace Leaf Wedding Garter…

A special gift for a special bride ~ re-introducing Lace Leaf Wedding Garter. This lovely garter is now available as a single pattern under my Desert Rose Fiber Arts label. Dainty lace leaves knit in a silk blend yarn create a posh fabric perfect for a bridal garter. Soft, lingerie elastic keeps the garter in […]

Mystical Night Shawl

Quick announcement ~ Mystical Night Shawl is now available directly from Desert Rose Fiber Arts! This is a fun shawl with a unique shape. Diamond modules join together to form a shape that stays on your shoulders, with or without pinning. The lace stitch pattern was developed especially for this shawl. It’s easy to work […]

Majka Shawl is here!

I am really happy to announce the official release of “Majka Shawl”! It’s been a long while from concept to completed pattern…and well worth the wait. The flora of the earth is brought to mind in the stitch patterns and colors for “Majka Shawl” ~ soft greens, browns & blush knit in motifs reflecting leaf, […]

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….. […]

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 […]

Afion Cardigan ~ perfect for transitional weather

While the world celebrates Earth Day and spring weather in the northern hemisphere ~ here in Colorado we are expecting another snow storm this afternoon & evening! So how does one dress for these changing conditions? Layers. An easy way to layer is with cardigans. Put them on and take them off as the weather dictates. […]

Craftsy ~ Favorite Pattern Pick

This morning brought a very pleasant surprise – my Pelerine Dolman Sweater is one of the two patterns featured in today’s Craftsy’s knitting newsletter as “Favorite Pattern Picks”. How fun! If you haven’t checked out Craftsy yet ~ it’s a site focused on all kinds of crafts. They offer classes, independent designer patterns, inspiration and […]

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 […]

Well, here we are-over a month since my last post…

where does the time go? It has been a pretty busy month so I guess that’s the answer. So what have I been up to…let’s see…… I’m taking Shannon Okey‘s online Designer class, which is great! We started with style sheets and I now have a beautiful new one. The first pattern to be published […]

Do you remember back in January…..

when I first introduced “Irish Shoal Socks“? My original post is Here in case you missed it. Well, it’s six months later and I am pleased to announce that I am now able to offer Irish Shoal Socks for sale on my web site. Sharon, with Three Irish Girls, tells me that Irish Shoal Socks […]