Category: Shawls

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

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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

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On Designing a Lace Triangle IV: Edgings

This post is part of the Fall Shawl Together organized by Cate of Infinite Twist. You can find other posts in this series at the Fall Shawl Together page. This is part four of an ongoing tutorial on designing lace

Posted in Design, Designing a lace triangle, Knitting, Shawl Together, Shawls, Tutorials

And time is marching on

And time…is still marching on. Hello, hello! It’s been a flurry of activity since school started up again. The kids are once again in three different schools, and I’m assistant teaching a class, plus studying for the Lit GRE and

Posted in Dresses, In progress, Kidswear, Knitting, Original Pattern, Self Designed, Shawls, Writing

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

Jolie with Pointy Sticks

Well! It only took me AGES, but I finally have a little collection of accessory patterns available, just in time for autumn. I’ve talked a little about the philosophy behind this collection as I’ve worked on it, but I’m going

Posted in Clara, Collection, Cowls, Dorothy, ebook, eBooks, Edith, Hats, Ida, Jolie with Pointy Sticks, Knitting, Mitts, Myrna, Original Pattern, Pattern for sale, Rosa, Shawls

Dorothy

Yesterday I opened my mailbox to find the Knit Picks catalog with my Dorothy shawl on the cover! Dorothy is a shawl I designed specifically with Knit Picks yarns in mind. It’s a two color raglan with very simple patterning

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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.

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Treasures from Verb

It’s no secret that I love A Verb for Keeping Warm‘s yarns, and I live close enough to A Verb for Keeping Warm’s brick and mortar store that I can go there on a semi-regular basis. This is dangerous and

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Arcadian Shawl

I’m very happy to be able to release the Arcadian Shawl! This has been one of my favorite projects to date, helped in no small part by the beautiful yarn from A Verb for Keeping Warm. Seriously, if you can

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