Category: Hats

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

Posted in Hats, Hitch, Knitting, Original Pattern, Souvenir of a Killing, Souvenir to a Killing Beret

Impressionist Daubs Set

The Impressionist Daubs Set is live! 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

Posted in Hats, Impressionist Daubs, Knitting, Original Pattern, Shawls

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

Posted in Hats, Impressionist Daubs, Knitting, Shawls

Crosshatch Hat – Eleventh Hour

Oh hey, all my grad school applications are turned in. I can’t even begin to tell you how glad I am to have that part done. Now I only need to keep the panic down for a couple of months

Posted in Crosshatch Hat, Eleventh Hour, Hats, Knitting, Original Pattern

Woodgrain Hat

The Woodgrain Hat is now available for purchase! There are three sizes and two options for hat length, a close fitting toque, and a longer slouch. This is a quick, satisfying knit, with a bit of a choose your own

Posted in Carved from Wool, ebook, eBooks, Hats, Knitting, Original Pattern, Pattern for sale, Woodgrain Hat

In which math turns on me

I don’t have a picture because I’m in Southern California and the little dress is back in Northern California, but I made a second sample of the baby dress in new yarn with new math, and I have no idea

Posted in Dresses, Finished Projects, Hats, In progress, Kidswear, Knitting, Miscellany, Original Pattern, Self Designed

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,

Posted in Cardigans, Carved from Wool, Cephalopod Yarns, Collection, Design, Fine Hewn, Finished Projects, Future Projects, Hats, In progress, Inspiration, Knitting, Original Pattern, Pullovers, Shawls, Sweaters, Yarn

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,

Posted in Beverly, Giveaway, Hats, Knitting, Original Pattern, Self Designed


When I saw Stephannie Tallent’s call for submissions to a Hitchcock themed collection, Hitch, I knew I wanted to submit, even with the limited time I had at my disposal. First of all, I love Stephannie’s aesthetic. I have her

Posted in Blog Tour, Book, Contest, Cooperative Press, Hats, Hitch, Knitting, Souvenir of a Killing


I’m going to have a product review for you tomorrow, but today I wanted to catch up on various things that need doing. I’m back in school, loving it very much, and of course, very busy as a result. The

Posted in ebook, Errata, Hats, High Desert, Hitch, Knitting, Souvenir to a Killing Beret, Sweaters