Aspen Whispers Scarf welcomes spring…

Sometimes a design comes together exactly as envisioned in my head…like Aspen Whispers Scarf did. My newest pattern just seemed to knit itself! It all started with a single skein of Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere, in a lovely shade of Spring Tickle. And a small grove of Aspen trees in front of my […]

Deriva Seaman Scarf..for everyone..

“In like a lion, out like a lamb”…so the saying goes for March. Since we are welcoming March with the longest snow storm I can remember here, I really hope this idiom is true! In any case…my newest pattern, Deriva Seaman Scarf, is just the thing to bundle up with. The special features of Deriva […]

Alacali ~ A Scarf for All Seasons…..

Winter weather has really taken hold here in Colorado…so staying warm is at the top of everyone’s list. Alacali Scarf will help keep your neck warm, whether as an fashion accent or under your coat collar. Newly released, this pattern is fun & easy to knit. Alacali is a great project for that single skein of […]

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 – […]

New pattern release…….

and Mother’s Love Scarf is now available for purchase! First things first – the first Desert Rose Design pattern to be released through Knit Picks Independent Designer Program is ~ “Viviane Tunic“…. “Viviane Tunic” is your perfect ‘go to’ weekend sweater. Easy to knit, easy to wear and KP Swish DK makes it easy care. […]

Mother’s Day is just a week away…..

and I find myself thinking about my mother, who passed away several years ago. She was a great mom and I miss her a lot. I remember the first aran sweater she helped me knit – literally – she knit part of it for me while teaching me the stitches we used. I was really […]