Souvenir of a Killing

Today’s new pattern isn’t really new. I wrote Souvenir of a Killing for the book Hitch, a great collection of patterns inspired by the films of Alfred Hitchcock, and edited by Stephannie Tallent. I have rewritten Souvenir for release as a single pattern, and updated the slouch version to make it slouchier. The old version … [Read more…]

Impressionist Daubs Set

The Impressionist Daubs Set is live! Image Source http://watersoftenerguide.com/best-water-filter-pitcher/ Let me tell you a little about these two patterns. Both are designed for use with Hand Painted Knitting Yarns Precious, a silk/merino blend (60%/40%) with a lovely drape and an unusually high yardage (275 per skein!). Since my skeins were so variegated, I wanted to … [Read more…]

On Monday

On Monday, I will be releasing a small set, a hat and shawl pairing designed for use with a drapey, highly variegated colorway. Here’s a little preview of the Impressionist Daubs Set.The shawl is completely modular, so while it’s written for one skein, you can increase it to any size. I’ll tell you more about … [Read more…]

Paralysis

I know other people do this because I’ve talked to other people who do this. You get an email from someone, you mean to reply right away, but you don’t, and then you forget, and by the time you remember again, you’re afraid to send that email because doing so will call attention to how … [Read more…]

On stretching

(I will be posting about each of the patterns in the Eleventh Hour collection soon. In the meantime, this post takes precedence.) It feels impossible to find words that carry enough weight to say what I want to say here. I apologize for the fragmented nature of this post. Despite editing it numerous times, it’s … [Read more…]

Guest post: Yarn Substitution

Today, as part of the Fall Shawl Together, I have a guest post from Jill Wolcott! You can also check out this post on her blog. This post is part of the Fall Shawl Together, a collaborative project featuring great shawl-related content from designers, bloggers, and podcasters. We’re featuring a new post each week, now … [Read more…]