Giftalong Feets


The 2015 Gift-A-Long is going strong. Today I’m going to showcase my single sock pattern that is on sale and share with you some of my other favorites in the feets category! Ardelis is a swirling sock pattern that comes in a mirrored pair. Worked up in Dragonfly Fibers Dragon Sock in Summer Harvest – […]

Modern Lopi

Modern Lopi designs by Lars Rains

I spent the evening with Modern Lopi: One the other night, drooling over the patterns, and drinking in every word that Lars Rains wrote. You need to know that this is very out of character for me. I’m a skimmer. I focus on what catches my eye – what as a designer makes me stop and […]

Gift-A-Long 2015


What is the Gift-A-Long? The Gift-A-Long is like a package of awesomeness wrapped up in yarn and all the good things. The first part starts tonight – it’s a 25% sale off of thousands of patterns. Seriously. There are over 300 designers participating and each of them is offering 25% off of 5-20 of their […]

The Ambrelle Shrug


It’s new pattern time! This one is the Ambrelle Shrug, one of those lovely knitted things that the muggle would never guess is so simple. How simple is it? It’s a rectangle – with ribbing at both ends, and then you seam it up according to instructions to make a perfect comfy, cozy shrug. Ambrelle […]

Knit Companion Shop!


Are you a KnitCompanion fan? If you don’t know, KnitCompanion is a nifty app that does all sorts of magic to knitting patterns. It helps you keep track of charts, has all kinds of highlighting features, and it evens helps you track those pesky “at the same time” directions. It’s good stuff! They have set […]

Review: Unexpected Cables


Unexpected Cables is another one of those books that I knew about for a very, very long time. So I had inside information on this beautiful collection of sweaters and accessories. I got to see things before Interweave did even! The book has 8 accessories and 10 garments. And I will just tell you right […]

Format Flash Sale!


Yes, it’s been a while. Things have been crazy. I’m sorry. Things have been CRAZY. All caps. Screaming yellow zonkers. But I have decided that I am done with the crazy. Therefore it had best simmer down. I’ve got work to do here! Speaking of work to do, I’m still formatting! In fact 7 patterns […]

Short Row Crescent Class


On Tuesday night (tomorrow!!!) I will be signing copies of my book Warm Days, Cool Knits with a trunk show of all the projects. If you are in the Lauderhill, Florida area and would like to buy a book and get it signed Sheep Thrills still has copies of the book available – call and […]

Fall With Sweet Georgia – Volume One

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A while back my lovely friend Tabetha Hedrick got the dream gig of being the design director for Sweet Georgia Yarns. So of course when the calls started coming out I had to submit. And I sent her this nifty little swatch for the Fall Collection: Which in hindsight kind of looks like attack pods […]

Fine Formats!


Sorry y’all for missing a week. The last month has just been nothing but hogwash around here. Concussions, car accidents, and all the associated nonsense that comes with such non fun times. Hogwash I tell you. But I’m back in the saddle. The concussed boy is all healed up. The wrecked Jeep is nearly repaired, […]