The Fantabulous Kris Carlson


For the 2014 Gift-A-Long we got random assignments of folks to interview and to promote on social media. Most of the folks assigned to me for twitter and pinterest and the like I didn’t know, but it was neat to see new-to-me designs. But for the interview I hit the jackpot. Not only did I […]

Gift-A-Long 2014

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Last year they held this marvelous event called the giftalong. There were knitting pattern sales, and knitalongs and crochetalongs, and prizes, and all manner of good stuff. This year they have stepped up their game and I’m in it! I have 20 shawls available for 25% off with the coupon code giftalong2014 – and there […]

For Shawl Together


A little bit down the road you will be seeing the design process for a new design that I’m working up for the Shawl Together. It will be released in December as a kit from Infinite Twist and then later in my shop. But until then you will have to be content with some sneak peeks. […]

Still Sideways


When I first started designing shawls, it was for the love of a sideways shawl. I hadn’t seen anything that was quite what I had pictured in my head (even though there were a few out there) and I wanted to make my vision reality. And so I started my personal obsession with sideways with […]

Rhinebeck Recap

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Sadly I did not get to go to KDTV. I caught a nasty stomach bug and wasn’t able to fly – which was probably for the best because had I attempted it I would have probably ended up quarantined! Fortunately they got the fabulous Andi Smith (aka KnitBrit) to fill in and do a segment […]

The Perfectly Colorful Shawl by Cate Carter-Evans

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This post is part of the Fall Shawl Together , a collaborative project featuring great shawl-related content from designers, bloggers, and podcasters. We’re featuring a new post each week, now – December. You can check out all the posts on the Fall Shawl Together Project Page and show us what you’re working on by tagging […]

Sexy Knitter Tool Tins

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Every knitter needs tools. You’ve got your basic tools like needles and yarn and then you have all the extras. The tape measures,  the tapestry needles, the scissors, the stitch markers, the crochet hooks (for fixing mistakes), the cable needles, and the stitch holders. Well, those aren’t so much extra as they are essentials. With […]

Road Tripping!


I think I have become a road trip junkie. I blame my good friend Kim and her evil collection of Mini Coopers. Last month Kim took her convertible mini and drove me up to Thomasville, Georgia and Tallahassee, Florida. Thomasville is an amazing little town in south Georgia. They have wonderful shops and restaurants and […]

Give One Get One!

Today I am in full on Christmas gear. I have on jingle bell earrings, a Christmas tee with Santa Claus, and Christmas socks that are striped red, white, and green with silver sparkle. I had to work the ice cream sales at school. It was for the children. Don’t judge me. Psst! Did you know […]

Small Biz Saturday


I never thought I would own my own business. When I first started designing it was really for yarn money. I had no idea that companies would give me yarn so I could make them pretty things. But as life changed, we started to realize that it was either build up this little business of […]