Month: April 2011

Relief – win yarn and patterns

After the terrible earthquake hit Japan in March, relief efforts were almost instantaneous. The recovery process will be long and hard, though, and money will be needed continually for those relief efforts, long after the earthquake is gone from the

Posted in Becoming Art, Clothilde, Contest, Japan, madelinetosh, Rocky Mountain Dyeworks, Scarves, Shawls, Understory, Yarn

The deep end of the crafting pool

Hannah Thiessen of Life on the Double Point used the above words to describe a post at Flint Knits and it struck me that this is the most perfect term to describe some of the brainy and witty crafting blogs

Posted in Blogs, Knitting, Original Pattern, Shawls

Day’s Eye Hat, Take 2

One thing I’ve learned over time is that I am not an intuitive editor of my own knitting patterns. I desperately need a tech editor and test knitters, because my brain is absolutely certain to fill in the missing pieces

Posted in Day's Eye Hat, Hats, Knitting, Original Pattern


This is one of the secret projects I’ve been diligently working on behind the scenes. As you may know, this year Malabrigo started a new program called the Malabrigo Freelance Pattern Project. Each month, an independent designer will release an

Posted in Amanita Muscaria, Cowls, Knitting, Laetiporus, Lichen Beret, Light and Shade, Mitts, Original Pattern, Pattern for sale, Scarves, Shawls, Understory, Verdure, Woodpigeon Mitts