Month: March 2012

Grand Lake

Grand Lake, the shawl I designed for A Verb for Keeping Warm’s ProVerbial Club, is now available to everyone! There’s a lovely new sample, knit by a very talented sample knitter, and a new size, and some suggestions for modifications.

Posted in Grand Lake, Knitting, Original Pattern, Pattern for sale, Shawls

The male gaze in knitwear photography: The spouse as photographer

I have had such a response to the first post on this topic that I feel the need to add a small disclaimer to the top of this one! I am not by any means an expert in feminist theory

Posted in Feminism, Knitting, Male Gaze, Photography


I am working on some more installments of the male gaze posts (holy cats, you guys have a lot of good thoughts and ideas!) but in the meantime, how’s about a free pattern? I whipped up a quick spring scarf

Posted in Free Patterns, Knitting, Pippa, Scarves

The male gaze and independent knitwear design (Part 1)

I have been trying to formulate a post on this topic for a while. I suppose the first and most important thing to do is to define the male gaze as I am using it. Gaze as it is used

Posted in Feminism, Knitting, Male Gaze, Photography