Month: February 2010

Birthday knit, mitts, and Stitches

Say that three times fast! My little sister’s birthday was yesterday.  I had previewed her birthday present on here, but hadn’t dared show a finished picture in case she happened along and I ruined the surprise!  (Which is my wont,

Posted in Arabella, Clothilde, Finished Projects, In progress, Knitting, Mitts, Sweaters, Yarn

Springing up

It’s not here yet, not quite, but spring is coming, and I can feel it!  Today is a rare sunny day in a long span of El Niño related bluster and rain.  Don’t get me wrong: I’m thrilled about the

Posted in Design, In progress, Knitting, Miscellany, Mitts

Good things

I think I forgot to mention it here, which is sad, but I extended my Help for Haiti pledge through the 14th of February.  Today I totaled it up and donated my second amount to Save the Children.  It was

Posted in Craft, gifts, Help for Haiti, In progress, Knitting, Miscellany, Yarn

About Arabella

There’s always a story.  Arabella’s story began when I was reading Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (again) and began daydreaming about playing with the idea of fantasy and fashion.  The world of the novel is set during the Regency, but

Posted in Arabella, Design, Inspiration, Knitting, Lace, Reading, Shawls


New shawl pattern, now available! Arabella is a simple lace triangle shawl that looks a lot more complicated than it really is. Envisioned as a modern take on Regency fashion, this shawl adds a touch of dash and class to

Posted in Arabella, Knitting, Lace, Original Pattern, Pattern for sale, Shawls


Arabella, coming soon.

Posted in Arabella, Knitting, Original Pattern, Shawls

Movin’ right along

Footloose and fancy free! Firstly, here’s a project I never really documented on here. Liam wanted a stocking cap with a long tail, red and purple stripes, and a yellow or black tassel.  The boy knows what he likes.  I

Posted in Elizabeth Zimmermann, Finished Projects, Hats, Kidswear, Knitting, Sweaters

What was raised

Thank you so much for your support during the month of January.  A lot of people chose to buy patterns now rather than wait, and as a result, this morning I was able to donate $838.25 to Save the Children.

Posted in Help for Haiti, Ravelry