Goodbye to Cephalopod

You have likely already heard the news that Cephalopod Yarns is closing its doors. There are more details at Sarah’s blog. (Side note: Sarah’s writing is beautiful and everyone should be reading her blog because she’s a brilliant, kind, funny, honest person who writes with grace and gift.) I am so sad to be saying … [Read more…]

Experimental giveaway – Beverly hat pattern

Thank you so much for the interest in Beverly today! All 25 patterns have now been given away. I will write tomorrow about what this was like! Every designer will eventually (and repeatedly) create some patterns that they deeply love, but that are not big hits. That’s fine, really – those patterns are usually balanced … [Read more…]


One result of blogging again over the last couple of days is that people have been poking around the blog archives at a higher-than-usual rate, so old posts are passing across my radar. I went back and read some of the posts that were getting unexpected hits yesterday and it was…weird. It’s not that I’m … [Read more…]