Let’s sub…yarn that is…

Classic Elite Yarns Ariosa

Have you seen a pattern that is exactly what you’re looking for…only to be disappointed because the yarn called for is discontinued, too pricey, doesn’t come in colors you like, or you really just want to use yarn from your stash? Never fear..finding a yarn to substitute for the original is not as difficult as […]

New Designs ~ Love of Knitting Holiday 2014

caroling cape

Boy, did time get away from me this past month! It seems like just yesterday that Love of Knitting released their Holiday 2014 issue..which includes two new designs for me! (The issue was released in early September. ) Introducing…. Inara Sweater ~ Vertical ribbing creates a flattering silhouette and can be blocked to your desired […]

Will you help name me?

pink vest front view

Every once in awhile, a design comes along that needs a bit of help. Such is the case now. You see…this lovely vest has no name. The design was a joy to work up, and the finished vest came out exactly as pictured in my mind. And while I am generally narrowing the list of […]

Silly, silly, goat…..

desmo_lookingaway_july2014

OK Desmo….we’ve had this discussion before….the muck wagon is NOT a toy, it is NOT a shelter….even if you look totally cute playing with & in it. Now, please put it back on the wheels and go play on the rocks. Thank you.  

More summer knitting….

atoll shawl full view

One project I’ve embarked on this year is updating older patterns with new photography, because let’s face it – my photos sucked. They were really not good and not presenting my designs well. Earlier this year I met Tabetha Hedrick, fellow designer and photographer, who did some wonderful photos for me. With life intervening, it’s […]