Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of May 18

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The sun is shining. The weather is warm. I think it’s a great time to start thinking about fall and winter knitting patterns, right? There are some great accessories here that would be lovely to have on hand when the weather … Continue reading 

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of May 11

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The patterns from the new issue of Knitscene Accessories are here on Ravelry! And here are a few highlights: For quick projects, I love Sarah Wilson‘s Ostia Hat and Ostia Earwarmer patterns. They are both designed in Fyberspates Scrumptious 4-ply Sport and are elegant with a cable and … Continue reading 

Grab a Deal This Month at Loveknitting.com

Get 10% off Yarn

Loveknitting.com is celebrating independent knitting designers by offering a 10% discount on any yarn you purchase if you buy an independent designer pattern! They have thousands of indie designer patterns on their site (including mine!!) and they stock lots of great yarn, … Continue reading 

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of May 4

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Something I really haven’t done much of in my own knitwear designing is colourwork. I like to keep things simple and contained while I knit so I have never really been attracted to working with multiple colours of yarn all … Continue reading 

A Professional Knitter Interview About … You Guessed it, Me!

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There is a wonderful series of professional knitter interviews done by Robin Hunter on her blog. It is called How To Become a Professional Knitter. She has interviewed many well-known knitting designers and I was thrilled when she asked to … Continue reading 

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of April 27

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It’s the final week of April and May is beginning. It’s not surprising that shawl patterns are dominating my Ravelry highlights and the Hot Right Now List. You must check these out: Oceanbound by Melanie Berg and Crimson Blossom by Romi Hill are two beautiful shawl patterns that are available as … Continue reading 

Introducing … the Simple Spring Shawl!

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There’s nothing better than a light and airy knitted shawl to wrap around your shoulders or neck on a cool spring day. The Simple Spring Shawl pattern is just the thing. This sideways garter stitch shawl is easy to work, … Continue reading 

Friday Follow-Up: Online Knitting Highlights For The Week of April 20

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I’m always on the look-out for new and beautiful yarn. Aren’t we all? This week, I’m really looking at the yarns that all of the latest patterns are designed in. I am beginning to realize that I am going to have … Continue reading