Indie Design Gift-A-Long 2016 Is Here!

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The Indie Design Gift-A-Long is underway. What is that, you ask? Let me explain! A group of independent knit and crochet designers, including myself, have gotten together on Ravelry to run an amazing knit- and crochet-a-long event. There are 335 … Continue reading

Introducing … the Contentment Shawl!

Contentment Shawl

The Contentment Shawl is a pretty one-skein crescent-shaped shawl that is worked from the bottom up with a pretty lace border reminiscent of the lace pattern of the Contentment Cowl. The stockinette stitch body is shaped with short rows and finishes with … Continue reading

Introducing … Texture & Colour!

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Texture & Colour is a new sideways asymmetrical, or bias, shawl. Like 8 Simple Stripes and Lovely Eyelets, it is worked from one corner point to the opposite edge. Easy increase (kfb) and decrease (k2tog) stitches are alternated to create a … Continue reading

Free Knitting Patterns: Jagged Triangular Scarf

Jagged Triangular Scarf Edging

My free Truly Triangular and Totally Triangular Scarf knitting patterns have been hugely popular. These triangular scarves are easy to work, can be worn as either a scarf or a shawl, and garter stitch scarves or shawls are always popular in … Continue reading

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of March 21

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Once again this week there are lots of beautiful knitting patterns to drool over. I’m happy to see a new edition of knit.wear magazine. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen this one. Take a look at these great spring/summer patterns … Continue reading

Introducing … the Gratification Hat!

Gratification Hat

The Gratification Hat is the fifth and final pattern in my Winter Comfort Collection. This slouchy hat is naturally asymmetrical, giving it a unique shape and style. It uses an easy slipped stitch pattern that creates a triangular section on a background of stockinette. It … Continue reading

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of March 14

I’ve been itching to work on a shawl pattern lately. Here are some beautiful shawl patterns that were published this week:

Feel like starting a new shawl pattern too? I highly recommend any of them!

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What is Friday Follow-Up? My Friday Follow-Up is a weekly blog feature. Every Friday, I follow-up the online knitting events of the week with my own take on things.

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of March 7

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Have you noticed these beautiful knitwear collections this week? Whether you’re looking for sweater or accessory knitting patterns, these collections are designed around beautiful themes. The Brooklyn Tweed Ganseys Collection is a collection of pullovers and hats with a cozy and warm … Continue reading

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of February 29

We may be dreaming about spring, but for many of us winter is still going strong. Here are a few warm winter accessory patterns that are new this week:

  • I love the texture in both of these hats designed by Andrea Mowry. The Rudbeckia Hat uses 2 colours to highlight the texture of the various stitches and the Snoqualmie Hat is shown in a beautiful neutral that also makes the stitch patterns pop.
  • Aspyn by Melissa Schaschwary is a soft and squishy cabled hat that is shown with those adorable fur pom-poms. So cute!

  • Big Jim by Justyna Lorkowska is another large shawl, this one in a dk-weight yarn, that looks comfy and warm. The colour and fringe are an added bonus!

There’s still time to knit one of these great accessories before winter ends. Enjoy!

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What is Friday Follow-Up? My Friday Follow-Up is a weekly blog feature. Every Friday, I follow-up the online knitting events of the week with my own take on things.