A Design Journey…part 1..

lavender sheep sw merino berry pie colorway

Come…take a journey with me…a design journey. Everyone experiences events that changes their life…how we perceive things…future plans…or simply how we approach everyday life. A recent event for me was the diagnosis of cancer for a family member. And because of that, designing hats for chemo patients is an idea I need to pursue – […]

Swingy Lace Vest ~ New Pattern

swing lace vest with pin

“Swingy Lace Vest” is my latest design published by Love of Knitting, in the Summer 2015 issue. This vest features easy lace panels on the front that are mirrored by a matching lace gusset on the back. Simple St st & trims complete the body of the vest. Knit “Swingy Lace Vest” with Green Mountain […]

Aspen Whispers Scarf welcomes spring…

aspen whispers scarf

Sometimes a design comes together exactly as envisioned in my head…like Aspen Whispers Scarf did. My newest pattern just seemed to knit itself! It all started with a single skein of Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere, in a lovely shade of Spring Tickle. And a small grove of Aspen trees in front of my […]

Signs of spring..

aspen trees budding spring 2015

According to the calendar, today is the first “official” day of spring – at 4:45 pm MST to be exact. Is spring really here? I think maybe so….here are some signs of spring around my home…. What signs of spring do you see? Happy Knitting ~ Jean

Deriva Seaman Scarf..for everyone..

deriva seaman scarf

“In like a lion, out like a lamb”…so the saying goes for March. Since we are welcoming March with the longest snow storm I can remember here, I really hope this idiom is true! In any case…my newest pattern, Deriva Seaman Scarf, is just the thing to bundle up with. The special features of Deriva […]