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 […]

Alacali ~ A Scarf for All Seasons…..

alacali scarf

Winter weather has really taken hold here in Colorado…so staying warm is at the top of everyone’s list. Alacali Scarf will help keep your neck warm, whether as an fashion accent or under your coat collar. Newly released, this pattern is fun & easy to knit. Alacali is a great project for that single skein of […]

UK Indie Designer Miranda Jollie…..

beacon scarf by miranda jollie

Throughout the 2014 Indie Design Gift A-long I’ve been introduced to new designs and new designers. Each designer has an interesting story and history. Miranda Jollie is special since she’s a “criminal barrister” (attorney) by day and a designer by night ~ two very different worlds. Having not interviewed a barrister/designer before, I knew you’d […]

An Interview with Nina Machlin Dayton….

montague street cowl by nina machlin dayton

Behind the scenes of any successful venture are a few folks who are dedicated, hard-working and superb organizers….Nina Machlin Dayton is not only one of the folks behind the scenes for the 2014 Indie Design Gift A-long, she is also a very talented designer. During the organizing phase of the GAL I had a few conversations with […]